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Nunavut power utility files 5.1 per cent rate hike scheme – Nunatsiaq News

Two-part proposal raises power rates, moves QEC closer to rate re-balancing

November 04, 2013

The Qulliq Energy Corp. filed a new across-the board rate hike application Nov. 1 that would raise power bills by an average of 5.1 per cent on April 1 next year.

The corporation, in a Nov. 1 news release, said they need the extra revenue to meet rising costs.

The proposal will first go to Monica Ell, who still serves as minister responsible for the QEC, pending the swearing-in of a new premier and cabinet later this month.

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