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February Cold Means Rate Increase For Black Hills Energy Customers

Black Hills Energy

Customers of Black Hills Energy are about to see a rate increase.  Company officials say the increase is due to higher demand on electricity and natural gas during the extreme cold weather in February.  Black Hills Energy lost about 80-million-dollars during the cold weather, and residential customers could pay 322-dollars in extra fees, and commercial customers could pay 12-hundred-77-dollars over a three year period.