In El Paso, where the sun smiles down on the city nearly 300 days a year, some residents have installed expensive solar equipment on their homes to lower their electric bills. Now those customers could see those bills rise.
El Paso Electric’s rate request filed on Monday raises rates for all of its customers in Texas, but it includes an especially steep rate increase for its 522 customers who use the sun to power their homes.
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