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Con Ed Investing $1 Billion in Storm Preparedness

May 30, 2013 Con Ed is investing $1 billion in storm preparedness in New York City and Westchester County over the next four years in order to avoid disruptions in electric service. Improvements will be funded by Con Ed’s ratepayers through rate hikes on customers’ delivery portions of their electric...

Electricity Rates for NY Businesses Will be Higher This Year, Says PSC

May 22, 2013 New York’s Public Service Commission (PSC) received an update from the Department of Public Service regarding summer preparedness in terms of electricity reliability and price volatility for residential, commercial, and industrial customers that receive electric supply from public utilities in New York. Based on projections from the New York...

NY Gov. Cuomo Proposes Legislation for LIPA Takeover by PSE&G

May 16, 2013 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled earlier this week a detailed proposal outlining how the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) will be restructured in order to stabilize electricity rates, reduce LIPA’s debt, and provide better overall service for the utility’s customers. In Gov. Cuomo’s press release: “Under...

Will U.S. Electricity Rates Increase in 2013?

Will U.S. Electricity Rates Increase in 2013? Short Answer: Not Likely Over the past several months, electricity rates for U.S. residential customers have shown little fluctuation in many markets across the country and are expected to remain relatively stable for the remainder of the year, thanks to both cheap natural gas...

Sandy Storm Prompts Con Ed to File for Rate Increase

On January 25, Con Ed filed for a rate increase with the NY State Public Service Commission to increase customer distribution rates beginning in 2014. For residents and small businesses, this increase will amount to a 3.5% increase on their electric bills. The same day, Con Ed also requested a 1.4%...