Category Archives: Con Ed

Con Edison’s business-friendly three-year rate increase

  Con Edison customers afflicted with some of the nation’s highest electricity prices will suffer more in the next three years. State regulators gave Con Edison a business-friendly rate hike at a meeting January 24. Commercial businesses will pay a … Continue reading

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Smart meters coming to Con Edison teritory

  New Yorkers’ relationship with Con Edison will change dramatically in the coming years as the company outfits all of its electric and gas customers with smart meters. Con Edison’s smart meters will give its customers — and the company … Continue reading

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Con Ed’s summer prices will go easy on your wallet

  Con Ed’s summer prices are expected to drop again this year compared to last. The company said in a news release May 26 that it expects “slightly” lower prices this summer, thanks to lower prices charged by companies that … Continue reading

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Con Edison seeking big rate increases in 2017

  Con Edison is looking for big rate increases from gas and electric customers starting in January 2017. In a filing January 29 with the state Public Service Commission, Con Edison proposes raising New York City residential electric bills an … Continue reading

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Superheroes power up Con Edison gas safety campaign

  Pow! Zap! Well — Zap! probably isn’t a good idea, since a Zap! could mean a spark, and we’re talking about natural gas safety here. DC Comics’ Justice League characters star in a new Con Edison gas safety campaign unveiled … Continue reading

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Comfy summer for Con Edison electric customers

  If you’ve been smart enough to steer clear of energy service companies, your Con Edison electricity bill has probably been pretty reasonable this summer. Here are a couple of graphs that show what happened inside your Con Edison bill … Continue reading

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Con Edison wants to own renewable electric generation

  Let us back in, Con Edison says. New York’s push to spread the use of renewable electricity is giving Con Ed an opening to argue that it should dip its toes in the power generating business regulators forced it … Continue reading

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Con Edison electricity rates frozen for another year

  Consumers scored a partial win when the Public Service Commission voted June 17 to extend its freeze on Con Edison electricity rates for another year. That means whatever you pay now is what you’ll be paying through the end of … Continue reading

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Con Edison solar rules help customers escape high prices

  The sun is shining on the solar power business in New York City and Westchester County. One reason is that many people have found that installing solar panels is a good way to beat Con Edison’s high residential and … Continue reading

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Con Edison customers buy more power at higher prices

  Despite rising prices, Con Edison customers have been using more and more electricity over the last two decades. The trend ought to please Con Ed shareholders. But it’s tough on New Yorkers’ wallets. Here’s one reason your Con Ed … Continue reading

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