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NY Energy Experts Predict Lower Natural Gas, Electricity Costs This Winter

New York state regulators expect natural gas and electricity prices to be generally lower than they were last winter.

10/25/2014

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Con Edison Reaches Agreement With Cuomo To Freeze Rates

Consolidated Edison has agreed to freeze its base electricity rates for two years and gas and steam rates for three years, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.

12/31/2013

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Data: Con Ed 2012 Rates Highest Of Any Major U.S. Utility

The data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows that Con Ed’s 2.1 million residential customers in New York City and Westchester County paid an average of 25 cents per kilowatt hour in 2012.

11/12/2013

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Con Ed Seeks $400 Million In Rate Increases For New Flood-Repelling Equipment

Con Ed said it wants to spend $1 billion to protect critical equipment from storms. The first $400 million installment will mean a rate hike of 3 percent.

01/25/2013

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Con Ed To Seek Rate Increase Despite Criticism Of Post-Sandy Response

CEO Kevin Burke said despite the long-winded and widespread outages due to the double-punch of Sandy and the nor’easter, the company will still go ahead with a petition to the Public Service Commission to raise rates.

11/09/2012

Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner (file / credit: Judith Ebenstein / Town of Greenburgh)

Westchester Official: Customers ‘Swindled’ By Energy Service Companies Promising Cheaper Rates

The state Attorney General’s office has launched an investigation into the alleged deceptive practices and the Public Service Commission is holding hearings on ESCOs.

10/24/2012

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Con Edison Looking To Increase Gas, Steam And Electric Rates

If approved, the hikes would take effect October 2013.

09/07/2012

Sal Mazzaro points at his bill - Lynbrook, NY - Jul 7, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Lynbrook Couple Says They’re Owed $10,000 In Utility Bill Payments

The state Public Service Commission says Sal and Ruth Mazzaro can get back about $420 in utility charges. The Mazzarros were billed as commercial customers and say they’re owed more than that.

07/07/2011