Pennsylvania residents baffled by "outrageous" additional charges on their utility bills this month
Most Pennsylvania residents are used to seeing their gas utility bills decrease as temperatures rise in the spring and summer months. However, this is not the case for many customers who reported seeing "outrageous" additional charges on their gas utility bills last month.
NJs First Offshore Wind Farm Will Power 3.2 Million Homes by 2035
Ørsted’s 1,100-megawatt offshore wind farm, Ocean Wind 1, is estimated to generate $1.17 billion in economic benefits, create thousands of jobs, and provide electricity to half a million homes in New Jersey.
Non-profit sues Florida Power and Light for increasing utility rates
The non-profit Floridians Against Increased Rates (FAIR) is appealing a decision by the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) to approve a rate hike of over $4.9 billion for FPL retail customers between 2022 and 2025. The non-profit contends that FPL is in violation of “fair and reasonable return” utility regulation statutes under Florida state law.
Utilities Shut-off Protection Ends June 14, Apply for Assistance Today
State of New Jersey Urges Households with Overdue Utility Payments to Apply for Assistance by tomorrow June 14th. The Murphy Administration is urging households that are behind on their utility, water, or sewer bills to apply for assistance today.
Pennsylvania electric bills going up this week, some as much as 45 percent
If you live in Pennsylvania, there's a good chance that your electric bill will be going up this week. Read on to find out which utility companies are raising rates. KucherAV/Getty Images (Canva Pro license)
Opinion: Arizona Customers of a Major Utility Can Expect Price Increases
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Apply for Utility Assistance Through the DCAid Service Portal
An overview of utility assistance programs in NJ. LIHWAP, ARP, LIHEAP, USF, and WAP provide utility payments and home weathering assistance to those in need. The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) is funded by the Federal Department of Health and Human Services’ Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) through the American Rescue Plan. An LIHWAP arrearage grant will assist citizens who have fallen behind on their utility (water and sewer) payments.
Some Pennsylvania residents may have to pay 50 percent more to flush their toilets starting next week
It seems that the cost of everything is going up for people who live in Pennsylvania, from electric utilities to flushing the toilet; nothing has been spared from recent price increases. Read on to find out which companies are raising sewage rates in Pennsylvania next week.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance, How to Apply
$12.77 M added to fund the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), a program that provides financial relief to residents struggling to pay their home energy bills. New Jersey Department of Community Affairs will receive an additional $12.77 million in funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). This is the second time in FY 2022 that the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) received additional federal funding.
Today: Potential for Discolored Water from Hydrant Flushing in Morristown, Morris Plains, and Morris Township
Water Main Flushing Starts Today 4/25 8am - 4pm, continues through 4/29. The SMCMUA will be performing routine hydrant maintenance and flushing on the streets in and around Morristown between April 25 to 29, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM.
Murphy Extends Prohibition on Utility Shutoffs
Governor Murphy signed a bill (3/25/2022) to extend the prohibition on utility shutoffs for certain residential customers with overdue payments. On March 25, 2022, Governor Murphy signed legislation (S-2356) to extend the prohibition on utility shutoffs for certain residential customers with overdue utility payments who are waiting for a decision on their application for state assistance in paying off their utility bill.
Power company prioritizes "profits over people" by ramping up shut-offs for low-income customers behind on bills
DTE Energy's customers pay some of the highest electricity rates in the country. Now, many low-income customers in the Detroit area who struggle to pay are being left in the dark.
Natural gas shortage drives up Coloradans' winter energy bills
(Across Colorado) Coloradans are likely to see sharply higher energy bills this winter despite the recent warm temperatures as global demand for natural gas outstrips supply. The Colorado Public Utilities Commission has been gathering information since November about potential customer bill increases.