Many electric bills going down

Customers of Connecticut Light and Power can expect to see smaller bills starting in January.The state Department of Public Utility Control approved a smaller than

HARTFORD - Customers of Connecticut Light and Power can expect to see smaller bills starting in January.

The state Department of Public Utility Control approved a smaller than requested increase to the cost of electricity. That smaller increase, combined with the expiration of a fee that customers are currently paying, will actually lead to smaller bills.

The average bill is now expected to be about $130 a month, down $11 from this year.

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