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Rhode Island’s Public Utilities Commission voted to raise the cost of energy at a public hearing Monday. 

Last month, National Grid proposed a 53 percent rate increase from 6.3 cents per kilowatt hour to 9.5 cents. 

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National Grid wants to raise Rhode Island’s energy rates by 53 percent starting October 1. 


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