Aurora Energy wants rate hike

Aurora Energy, LLC, wants a rate increase of almost 95 percent for its steam heat from the power plant located on the Chena River downtown.
Aurora want's the REGULATORY COMMISSION OF ALASKA to allow the revision .
If the R-C-A approves the request, the rate would go from $10.50 to $20.45 per thousand pounds.   Aurora is requesting that the rate changees go into effect on January 23, 2014, the end of the 45-day statutory notice period.
If the request goes to a docket for further study, Aurora wants the proposed rate cap to be approved on an interim basis, and refundable to customers if it ends up being denied.