The Georgia Court of Appeals has revived a proposed class action accusing Georgia Power Company of overcharging ratepayers on fees added to their bill to help pay for two new reactors at Plant Vogtle.

Plaintiffs’ attorney Glenn Richardson said the utility has been improperly calculating the municipal franchise fees ever since the additional revenues were approved by the Legislature and Public Service Commission and added to bills staring in 2011, overcharging ratepayers by as much as $150 million, “and it’s growing every day.”

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