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CUB Helped Save Ratepayers More than $100 Million in 2013!

  • Wisconsin Public Service Corporation tried to raise electric rates by $76 million starting January 1, 2014.
    CUB fought the proposal and the result was a decrease in rates of $13 million, saving electric customers $89 million in 2014.
  • Xcel Energy proposed to raise electric rates by $40 million and natural gas rates by $4.7 million starting January 1, 2014.  CUB worked to cut the proposed rate increases resulting in electric and natural gas customers saving $25.2 million in 2014.
  • CUB worked with Madison Gas and Electric Company to freeze electric and natural gas rates for 2014, and the PSC approved the request.
  • CUB participated in Wisconsin Power and Light Company's case to increase electric rates by $30.6 million in 2014, and the PSC cut WPL's proposal by $11.2 million.
  • Wisconsin Electric Power Company proposed to decrease electric rates by $30.4 million starting January 1, 2014, and CUB fought for even greater reductions. Electric customers ended up saving $35.7 million in 2014.