Electric Bill

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Westchester Residents Face Higher Gas, Electric Bills

The utilities have not increased the costs. Rather, natural gas is a commodity and in this frigid winter, the wholesale price of natural gas has hit record levels.


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Winter Utility Bills Soaring For Some Con Ed Customers

The unusually cold temperatures means some Con Ed customers are paying an average of 15 to 20 percent more this year than last to heat their homes and keep the lights on.


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New Jersey Woman Takes Action After Hearing Report Of Brighton Beach Couple In Need On 1010 WINS

A 1010 WINS listener from New Jersey came to the rescue of a Brighton Beach couple who could not pay their electric bill.


Sen. Chuck Schumer is seen with reporters - Washington, DC - Feb 3, 2011 - Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Schumer Pledges To Fight NYC Electric Rate Hike

Sen. Charles Schumer promised to fight tooth and nail a potential 12 percent New York electric bill rate hike authorized by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.


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N.J. Residents To Vote On Solar Panels On School Roofs

Backers said the idea was to cut the district’s electric bill.