Monthly Archives: January 2015

Con Edison wants big electric rate increase

  Con Edison wants a big electric rate increase in January 2016. It filed with the New York Public Service Commission on January 30 for a one-year rate hike it says will boost electric charges an average 3.2 percent. What … Continue reading

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State seeks to improve aid to New Yorkers who can’t pay utility bills

  Lots of New Yorkers can’t pay their utility bills. As of November, 1.2 million people were 60 or more days behind with Con Edison, National Grid and other utilities. Their total arrearagesĀ topped $756 million. Last year, electric and gas … Continue reading

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