PUC: Wholesale Increases Causing Some Electricity Rates To Rise Significantly

February 19th, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Public Utility Commission is again reminding consumers with alternative electric suppliers to check their contracts because increases in the wholesale market price for energy are causing some rates to double and triple.

At the end of January, the PUC issued a warning about increases on the wholesale market.

Spokeswoman Jennifer Kocher says since then, “in just one week, we received 175 complaints from customers   expressing concern over their electric bills, and saw their kilowatt-hour price increase, in some cases two and three times.”  Full Article http://cbsloc.al/1e7sgnZ


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