Con Edison Rates – Already Unaffordable

Happy New Year for Con Edison: News Year’s Eve Proposal Would Continue High Rates if Approved by PSC

Con Edison filed new rates last year with data regarding a one year case, and the PSC suspended implementation of new rates until they could be reviewed.  Department of Public Service (DPS) Staff and other parties filed testimony regarding the filed one-year rate proposal, cross examination of witnesses was conducted over several weeks, and parties Read more…

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HIGHBRIDGE (WABC): FDNY says fire that killed 3 boys in the Bronx sparked by candle

HIGHBRIDGE (WABC) — Investigators say the fire that killed three children in the Bronx Friday night was accidental, caused by a candle in the kitchen area. The three-alarm fire broke out inside a building on West 165th Street in the Highbridge section. 5-year-old Elijah Artis, 2-year-old Jeremiah Artis, and 4-month-old Michael Turner were killed in Read more…

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(CBSNewYork) Officials: Candles Likely Cause Of Fire That Killed 3 Young Boys In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police and fire officials Saturday morning said candles may have been to blame for a fire that left three small children dead in the Bronx. The Fire Marshal’s office said a candle in the kitchen likely caused the fire swept through an apartment at 64 W. 165th St. in the Highbridge Read more…

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Fire Kills 3 Boys After Con Ed Shut Power Off to Collect Unpaid Bill and Mom Used Candles (New York’s Utility Project)

Saturday, October 26, 2013 The importance of continued, safe electric service was tragically underscored again last night, when three young Bronx boys, ages 4 months, 2 years, and 5 years died in a fire apparently caused by a candle used for light.  According to a CBS news report,  “Con Edison confirmed that it had shut Read more…

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New York Power and Light: Who’ll say “Booyah!” when Con Ed’s rate case is decided?

NY Power and Light –Here’s the word on New York’s regulation of Con Edison: Booyah! Last week, Con Ed declared a 61.5-cent quarterly dividend. With its shares trading at around $56, that works out roughly to a 4 percent yield for the company’s stockholders. Try getting that on a Treasury bill, or in your plain-vanilla Read more…

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New York Power and Light: Settlement talks accelerate in Con Ed rate case

NYPower and Light.com — Con Edison and the state have accelerated talks about cutting a deal in the company’s request for a rate boost. In letter dated Friday and made public on Monday afternoon, the Public Service Commission’s chief administrative law judge appointed another judge, Kim Harriman, to oversee settlement talks. That the PSC and Read more…

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New York Power and Light: Settlement talks accelerate in Con Ed rate case

New York Power and Light– Con Edison and the state have accelerated talks about cutting a deal in the company’s request for a rate boost. In letter dated Friday and made public on Monday afternoon, the Public Service Commission’s chief administrative law judge appointed another judge, Kim Harriman, to oversee settlement talks. That the PSC Read more…

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(PR Newswire) AARP: Con Ed $420 Million Rate Hike Proposal Bad News for NYC Kitchen Table Economies

NEW YORK/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — With the harsh Northeast winter months on their way, Con Edison is looking to push residential customers’ bills even higher than the already highest-in-the-continental-U.S.-rates they currently pay. The $420 million proposed rate hike has drawn the ire of AARP, which says seniors and families – already having difficulty paying New York City’s Read more…

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