Duke Energy rate increase to impact how much you pay in utilities

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Duke Energy is making some changes that will impact your bank account.

State regulators just approved a rate hike that will be less than 1.3% for customers in our area, but Duke is also cutting out some fees.

That increase could have been four times higher, but it’s still difficult for some customers to hear.

>> In the video at the top of the page, Channel 9′s Tina Terry finds out what this all means for how much people spend on utilities.