ALABAMA (WDHN)—Starting in January 2023, Alabama Powers customers can expect a rate increase.

The typical residential customer using 1,000-kilowatt hours per month can expect an increase of $6.81.

According to an Alabama Power release, the rate hike is due to federal requirements, and “unprecedented inflation and economic conditions”.

For tips on how to save money and use less energy during the colder months, go here.

Customers who want to discuss options with Alabama Power can go here, or call them at 800-245-2244.