Electricity

CT Seniors Support Stronger Protections for Electricity Customers

March 31, 2014
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AARP Connecticut today released the results of a recent survey of Connecticut residents age 50 and older that found widespread support for proposals to crack down on unscrupulous marketing practices of third-party electric suppliers and better protect electricity consumers. While the vast majority (88%) of older residents are concerned about the costs of electricity...

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CL&P Admits To Billing Problems As Its Accounts Receivable Operations Moved To Dallas

March 27, 2014
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CL&P has confirmed that it is having problems with its new billing service caused since the giant utility moved accounts receivable operations from Connecticut to Dallas. The confirmation came as the result of accusations made public by State Sen. Michael McLachlan Wednesday that hundreds of CL&P customers have received shut off notices despite the...

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CL&P Accused Of Sending Shut Off Notices To Customers Who Are Up To Date On Payments

March 26, 2014
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Connecticut State Sen. Michael McLachlan (R-24) claims that “hundreds” of Connecticut Light & Power Co. are receiving shut-off notices and late charges even though they are making on-time payments. In March 18 letters to the presidents of CL & P and Yankee Gas (see below) McLachlan noted that CL & P moved its accounts...

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Beware Of Emails Claiming To Be From Your Electric Utility Company

March 10, 2014
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The latest Internet scam involves emails claiming to be bills from your utility company. The idea is to get you to click on the link that is supposed to take you to your account, but instead will send you to another website which will try to steal your personal information. “It’s very, very dangerous,”...

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