Category Archives: National Grid

National Grid NYC gas customers face three years of rate hikes

  New York City and Long Island residents who buy natural gas from National Grid face a whopper of a price hike. Consumer advocates say the increase that kicked in January 1 threatens the affordability of gas service to National … Continue reading

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National Grid wants 2017 gas price hike for NYC, LI customers

  National Grid gas customers in New York City face big rate hikes in January 2017 under a plan the company submitted January 29 to the state Public Service Commission. A typical National Grid gas heating customer in Brooklyn, Staten … 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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Albany pulling plug on plan for advocate to fight high New York utility rates

  The state Legislature isn’t doing anything this budget season to help New Yorkers stuck with some of the nation’s highest utility bills. Utility lobbying and opposition from Gov. Cuomo and Senate Republicans have blocked efforts by AARP and Senate … Continue reading

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Consumers buy unproven ESCO claims of cheap rates

  Energy service companies are on a roll in New York — even though the only thorough study ever done of their pricing shows they cost consumers a lot of money. The companies — known as ESCOs — have a … Continue reading

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PSC says National Grid gas customers in Brooklyn paid too much

  National Grid’s 980,000 natural gas customers in Brooklyn were overcharged by $34 or so each during 2010 and 2011, documents filed with the state Public Service Commission show. Worried that the company would continue to charge high prices, the … Continue reading

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