utility companies

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

Connecticut Could Become First State To Ban Variable-Rate Utility Contracts

Consumers are often tempted to opt for variable rates with electric utility companies, hoping to lower their bills.

03/24/2015

A lineman from California works to restore power in Long Beach following Sandy - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sandy Ineptitude Catches Up With LIPA At Moreland Commission Hearing

Officials slammed the Long Island Power Authority Tuesday for its performance in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, in a hearing by a commission exploring how those utilities might be restructured.

12/11/2012

East New York Gas Line

Patience Wears Thin For Some New York Area Residents As Power Returns For Others

More New Yorkers awoke Saturday to power being restored for the first time since Superstorm Sandy pummeled the region, but patience was wearing thin among those who have been without power for most of the week.

11/03/2012