Monthly Archives: January 2014

Electric bills spike in frigid weather

  This winter’s frigid weather is bringing a nasty chill to New Yorkers’ utility bills. Apparently worried that people will complain, Con Edison issued a news release Jan. 29 saying that it expects a typical customer will pay 21.6 percent … Continue reading

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Hidden hike in Con Edison deal

  AARP — which wants the state to set up a new agency to advocate for consumers on public utility issues — says there’s a rate hike stashed on the back end of Con Edison’s proposed rate freeze. See my coverage … Continue reading

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More Con Edison customers have a hard time paying up

  More and more Con Edison customers are having a hard time paying their bills, say critics of the company’s proposed deal with state regulators to freeze its gas and electric delivery rates. As of the end of September, 271,975 … Continue reading

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