Alliant proposes 24 percent increase in rates, meeting to hear customer comments May 2

Alliant Energy is asking the Iowa Utilities Board for an increase in electric utility rates effective Jan. 1.

The requested increase in annual revenues for all customer classes combined is about $203.6 million or 11.7 percent.

Alliant customers recently received a notice of the proposed rate increases including the estimated impact on various customer classes.

The increase for residential cus-tomers is 24.45 percent. A residential customer with a typical monthly bill of $82.31 in 2018 would see an increase to $102.

The increase for a large general service customer would be 25 percent. A general service customer with a $7,405 monthly bill would see their monthly bill increase to $9,278 if the increases are ap-


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