Ben Armstrong

Consumer Alert: Phone Scammers Still On The Prowl For Gullible Peco CustomersA phone scam targeting Peco customers in Philadelphia and the suburbs appears to be picking up steam, but officials say the number of people falling for the scam is dropping.
Pa. Utilities To Resume Shutoff Proceedings Against Customers in ArrearsUtility companies in Pennsylvania are not allowed to shut off service to low-income residents during the winter, but that annual moratorium season ends this Tuesday, April 1st.
Sorry, No Credit For Interrupted Power, Peco Tells CustomersBut a Peco spokesman added, "We would not be charging customers for using energy while their service is interrupted,"
Amid Competition, Peco Drops Its Commodity Charge For Electricity By 10 PercentA spokesman notes this is only for Peco customers who have not switched to other companies to be their energy supplier.
PECO Building Powers Down Saturday Night In Honor Of 'Earth Hour'At 8:30 p.m. Saturday, many cities and towns around the globe will be observing Earth Hour. It was created by the World Wildlife Fund to raise awareness about climate change.
Offer To Scrutinize Your Electric Bill May Be Scam, Or Just Free EnterpriseIf you've heard stories about people coming to the door asking to take a look at your Peco bills, it may not be a scam.
Area Utilities Warn Of Wave Of 'Government Pays Your Bills' ScamsHave you been told the president wants to help pay some of your bills? Don't believe it, warn consumer experts.
Phone Scammers Targeting Peco Customers, Electric Utility WarnsThe scammer tells the customers they are deliquent on their account and need to pay the balance in order to avoid a service shutoff.
PECO Sets New Power Demand Record, Eyes Another For FridayPeco spokesman Ben Armstrong says the utility broke a demand record for electricity that was sent in August of 2006.
3-On Your Side: Keep Cool, Avoid Big Electric BillAs temperatures rise, your electric usage is no doubt soaring too. Cranking up the air conditioning means shelling out more money when the utility bill arrives.
Nearly 100,000 Customers Face Termination During PECO's Peak Cut Off Season It's peak termination season for PECO and now more than ever the energy company is using its last resort, forcing customers to pay up or face termination.
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