CHICAGO (WLS) -- If you're a Com Ed customer, your electric bill is going up.
Thursday that Illinois Commerce Commission approved a rate increase of just over 3.5 percent.
The average customer will pay just under $9 more per year, or 73 cents per month.
The new rates will show up on customers' January bill.
The consumer watchdog group CUB issues a statement saying its disappointed, and that a rate increase is not necessary.
Illinois Commerce Commission approves Com Ed rate hike