X cell has received approval to increase the base rate to six percent per month for the average Texsas customer 

The Texas Public Utilities Commission approved the increase, on Wednesday. 

The increase is expected to be seen on customer’s bills starting February 1st.

The increase comes to just about 65 million a year and covers operating costs, but the fuel to generate electricity

Xcel is expected to request the money they did not collect from the time the increase was supposed to take effect from last July to Feb. 1.