Electric fuel cost decreases in February

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) has announced that February’s total monthly fuel cost will decrease, but sporadic cold temperatures in January could increase electric bills overall for FPU customers.

In the month of January, the average electric use of 1,330 kilowatts cost residential consumers $141.23. With the 83-cent decrease in February’s total monthly fuel cost, the same electric use will cost residential consumers $140.40.

According to TVA, the February fuel cost is approximately 5% lower than the three-year average February amount.

February electric rates continue to reflect TVA’s winter period rate schedule. TVA’s winter season rates began on December 1st and will remain in place through March 31st.

For a complete listing of Fayetteville Public Utilities electric rates, click on the rates section in the left side menu listing. To help electric consumers with their energy costs, FPU offers a budget billing plan to average monthly electric and natural gas bills. Contact the FPU customer service department for details at (931) 433-1522.