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.