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Millions being distributed to some Henderson energy customers

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HENDERSON, KY (WFIE) -

Henderson city leaders say $2-million is going back to Henderson Municipal Power customers after a settlement in a lawsuit.

We're told part of the issue involved surplus power generated by the city's Station 2 Power Plant in Sebree, operated by Big Rivers.

The lawsuit brought in $6.25-million. Here's how they plan to break it down:

$2-million will be divided up among customers. It'll be refunded through a fuel cost adjustment on their bills. You can expect to see those changes in the next couple of months.  

$1-million will be put in an account to gain interest. The money generated will eventually help low-income customers.

The remaining money will build back up the company's reserves. 

The Salvation Army is one of many non-profits in Henderson who also help low-income families financially including paying bills.

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