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TVA customers to see smaller power bills

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — Tennessee Valley Authority residential customers will pay a lower fuel cost on September bills, with the decrease ranging from 50 cents to $1.50.

The Knoxville-based utility said in a statement yesterday that the lower monthly fuel cost is largely due to reduced demand.

TVA’s fuel cost raised average monthly bills in August for residential customers by up to $1, due mainly to higher expenses for coal and purchased power during June.

The utility in July added up to $6 to bills in response to the severe weather in late April.

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