Between smartphones, tablets, laptops, wearable tech and more, we love our gadgets on the go but when it comes time to recharge, most of us are still tethered to a power supply. But as 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds in the near future you may be able to power up without the cord.
3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at the numbers.
When there is a power outage, people – and offices that can’t do business – start to wonder: can I sue the power company if there’s a blackout?
Penn Environment field organizer Sophie Grueterich says while Philadelphia has set a goal of producing enough solar power for 20,000 homes by 2025, more solar-friendly policies are needed to make it happen.
Pennsylvania’s attorney general is inviting consumers to file complaints with her office if they believe they have experienced abnormal and extreme increases in costs for electricity.
In certain places where the road is blocked, where power is a memory, where trees tangle and sprawl out on electric lines over homes long abandoned. It would seem normal life has all but ceased.
PECO crews are working to restore power to thousands in the area, including in Montgomery County.
Pa. Electric Customers Urged To Review Contracts After Recent Price Increases In Wholesale Power Market
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission is warning electric customers who have a competitive supplier to review their contracts after recent price increases in the wholesale power market.
Conservation measures will not only help maintain the power grid but will also help soften the blow of heating bills that may soar after yet another bout of bone-chilling cold.
First comes the frigid cold, then comes the big utility bills. If you haven’t received a larger than normal heating bill this winter, it’s probably coming. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us about simple things you can do to keep costs under control.
Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office has charged 50-year-old Douglas Deimidio with Theft of Services for tampering with the electric meter inside of his home
Natural disasters cost every one of us, even if we’re not hit by a hurricane or tornado and someone has added up the bill.
The generation and transmission portion of your monthly electric bill, will go up on average $13 to $15 a month. But as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan reminds us, there is no time like the present to shop around for a better rate.
There may be no more irritating sound in the world than the rumbling of a neighbor’s generator when your power is out. But it is possible to make it more tolerable with a little generator etiquette.
The largest rooftop solar power plant in North America now sits atop two refrigeration buildings along the Delaware River in Gloucester City, New Jersey, in the shadow of the Walt Whitman Bridge.