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NBC News (Ct.): Breaking Down Electric Bill Rate Increases

Posted by Len Besthoff on Aug 21, 2020

NBC News (Ct.) presented an explainer on utility rate increases in Connecticut in context of concerns about recent power outages caused by storms, quoting AEE's Ryan Katofsky. Read excerpts below and the entire NBC-CT piece here. 

The power has gone back on, but some Connecticut residents have been lacking confidence in the electric utilities serving most of the state. This, after a tropical storm caused outages lasting a week or more in some cases, right after sizeable rate hikes went into effect. For Marsha and Jerry Tomlinson of Bristol, losing electricity is no laughing matter due to their medical issues. The Eversource customers said they experience outages often enough that they got a generator...

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Topics: AEE In The News