It's yet another unbearable day of the heat and humidity wave across the New York City region, and we're at the point where your phone is blowing up with loud alerts.
Seven days after Tropical Storm Isaias, 19,000 Con Edison customers still did not have power across Westchester and NYC as of Monday morning.
All I want for 2020 is you.
About 15,000 customers in NYC and Westchester have been enrolled in a pilot program, set to start on April 1, that will give them reduced rates for electricity usage during off-peak hours.
The floating power plant would provide emergency electricity in the case of a natural disaster or terrorist attack.
As we enter what meteorologists have promised/threatened will be a particularly harsh and sweaty summer, Con Ed has sent shut-off notices to nearly 1 million customers for failure to pay their mysteriously costly bills.
Schumer cites statistics from the U.S. Energy Information Administration which showed wholesale electricity costs more than tripled between January and February of this year.
Several blocks of Sixth Avenue in the 20s are currently closed off to drivers and pedestrians due to an electrical malfunction that's sending stray voltage into sidewalk grates and doorknobs of nearby buildings.
Con Ed's prices are the highest of any major utility in America.
The family's electricity was allegedly shut off.
This Redditor got a bill for over $500 (as you can see below) because "they didn't send someone to read the meters in my building." In the end, she had it adjusted to $73.
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