Some industrial electrical users in Independence may get a significant rate reductions.
The Independence City Council is approved a rate reduction - the first in several years - to help retain and attract large industrial users.
Independence Power & Light (IPL) currently has some of the highest electrical rates in the region for all classes - residential, commercial and industrial.
New customers that meet annual load factor requirements are eligible for a discount on their electric bills: year 1 (35% discount); year 2 (30% discount); year 3 (25% discount); year 4 (20% discount); and year 5 (10% discount). The discount ends after year five.