Energy

Energy Plus Settles Consumer Electric Complaints In Connecticut

May 22, 2014
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The state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) will receive $4.5 million for consumer assistance and education and enforcement activity related to third-party electric suppliers under a settlement agreement with electric supplier Energy Plus Holdings, LLC, Attorney General George Jepsen and Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz said today. The settlement was filed today and, if...

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Connecticut Officials Ramp Up Pressure To Regulate Electric Suppliers

April 3, 2014
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 Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Attorney General George Jepsen, Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz and Senate President Pro Tempore Donald E. Williams, Jr. (D-Brooklyn) are calling for a package of legislative proposals – the “Electric Supplier Consumers’ Bill of Rights” – that seeks to address the growing number of consumer complaints about spiking prices, deceptive...

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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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