Last year, El Paso Electric warned of higher rates – especially for homeowners – if City Council hauled the company before the Texas Public Utility Commission to formally challenge its rates.

When the city did it anyway, the company filed a rate case in February seeking a $17.6-million increase that would end subsidies for residential customers and increase their rates by 8 percent, while raising business and industrial rates 4.5 percent.

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