San Antonio City Council approves CPS Energy rate increase

BEXAR COUNTY (KTSA News) — The San Antonio City Council Thursday approved CPS Energy’s request to increase rates by 3.85 percent.

The base rate increase passed by an 8 to 3 vote, with District 2 councilman Jalen McKee-Rodriguez, District 5 councilwoman Teri Castillo, and District 10 councilman Clayton Perry the three ‘no’ votes.

A new additional monthly fee for customers passed on a 9 to 2 vote, with McKee-Rodriguez and Castillo the only dissenters.

The two new expenses for CPS Energy customers will mean an average bill of $150 will increase by $5.10.  The increase will take effect March 1.

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