Peco employees were inside the Philabundance warehouse in South Philadelphia today, helping to box food to be distributed to low-income seniors in need.
Acting Pennsylvania consumer advocate Tanya McCloskey says raising the “fixed” portion of electric bills by 68% creates a disincentive to conserve, and will have a larger impact on seniors and low-income households.
A 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.
Utility 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.
But a Peco spokesman added, “We would not be charging customers for using energy while their service is interrupted,”
Starting Saturday, PECO Energy customers are paying more for natural gas.
As the temperature drops, public health officials say many families face a stark choice. Should they heat…or eat?
PECO opened its “war room” four days ahead of the storm to begin planning for what forecasters say could be the worst storm to ever hit the Philadelphia area.
More than 1.7 million Pennsylvania electricity customers have shopped for a better, or greener deal.
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There were still a number of outages in our area following the weekend winter storm.
The electric utility Peco has activated its emergency response center in case the wind and rain of Hurricane Irene create power issues in the Philadelphia area.
Peco spokesman Ben Armstrong says the utility broke a demand record for electricity that was sent in August of 2006.
When we visited Peco headquarters to see how the power company is handling the strain, the atmosphere was cool and calm — and management was hoping it would stay that way.