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  • PPL Corp. advises consumers to prepare for rate hike

    To prepare for a big 2010 rate hike, a PPL Corp. official advised area businessmen to educate themselves. "The most important thing you can do is become an informed consumer," Tom Stathos, PPL director of customer strategy, said at a Tuesday morning talk...
  • PPL plan aims to temper rate hikes

    If PPL Electric Utilities today bought the power it will need when rate caps expire, consumer prices would soar 30 percent in January 2010. But a company plan approved Thursday by the state Public Utility Commission allows the Allentown utility to...
  • PPL proposes rate-restraining plan

    Electricity rates for PPL Electric Utilities Corp. customers would increase 20 percent to 30 percent in 2010 if state regulators approve a power purchasing proposal the Allentown company filed Wednesday in an attempt to avoid even larger increases. PPL...
  • PUC says it doesn't have power to stop city from pulling plug on Americus Center

    State regulators cleared the way Wednesday for Allentown to pull the plug on electricity at the Americus Center hotel, but the city has no immediate plans to do so. In a 5-0 decision, the Public Utility Commission said it lacked the authority to stop...
  • Power stays on at Americus

    The state has temporarily blocked PPL Corp. from shutting off power to the closed Americus Center hotel, though Allentown may be able to cut the power itself. An administrative law judge for the Public Utility Commission issued an emergency order Monday,...
  • SHOCKED

    Pushed by Enron and crafted behind closed doors, the 84-page measure to deregulate Pennsylvania's electric industry was slipped into a bill that called only for a one-word change in the state's taxicab law. "This legislation," then-Gov. Tom Ridge...
  • Consumers in for a double shock

    When the price of electricity soars in a year and a half, its hefty cost will hit the consumer's pocketbook over and over again. Homeowners will pay for the increase not just in monthly bills, which could be more than 30 percent higher, but at the...
  • PPL Electric Proposes New Option to Help Customers Pay Bills

    PPL Electric Proposes New Option to Help Customers Pay Bills
    The electric rate caps are coming off soon and many people are wondering how they are going to pay their bills. PPL Electric is now proposing an option to help ease the pain for customers. The proposal is called time-of-use. Basically it offers customers...
  • Former Utility.com customers to get small rebates

    About 20,000 former Pennsylvania customers of now-defunct electricity supplier Utility.com will get a $10 refund next month. The Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate won the payout in bankruptcy proceedings against the now defunct dot-com. The...
  • Through the roof

    Lehigh Valley residents can expect to pay more -- way more in most cases -- to heat their homes this winter, according to a government report issued Wednesday. Home heating oil and natural gas customers will get hit the hardest, the U.S. Energy...