ORLANDO, Fla. - State regulators approved plans by several power companies to make you pay more for the power you use.
According to state law, power companies can ask customers to cover extra expenses.
Just about every light fixture in Barbara Wright's home has an energy-efficient bulb. She said every little bit helps because she works from home.
Between the television, lamps, appliances and the garbage
Add that up for an entire year and it's almost an extra month's electrical bill for
The extra money will pay for increased fuel costs, a future nuclear power plant and power Duke Energy has to buy from other suppliers to keep up with demand.
According to numbers Eyewitness News received from the