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Teton Valley Electricity Rates To Rise

October 7, 2011 Uncategorized No Comments
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Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative which serves the Teton Valley area has announced that a 7.8% increase by the Bonneville Power Administration in its wholesale power rates will lead to increases in the cost to the co-ops customers in 2012.  Fall River General Manager Bryan Case says the board has proposed an increase of 3.2% to member/consumers, absorbing some of the wholesale hike.  Case is urging members to attend informational meetings including one in Driggs October 18th and both Island Park and West Yellowstone October 19th to have any questions about the plan answered.  Likewise, Lower Valley Energy in Jackson Hole and Star Valley decided to absorb the BPA increase and maintain the rates at their current level.

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