created by: HOTTIE | Nov 12, 2008

Barbourville, KY

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Why are R. E.C.C. Eletric Bill so high ?

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  • paying for others mistake
  • being taken advantaged of
  • being over charged.
  • ripped off
  • lining someone else pockets.
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Matewan, WV

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#61
Nov 23, 2008
 
There is alot of money made at this cooperative. People need to take interest.
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Hazard, KY

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#62
Nov 23, 2008
 
havent you herd its in Vouge CNN said it First your up then your down and the wheels on the buss goes round and round....They charge you what they want read your own meters and say NO!!! im not paying that Its to High....Yes its all a big lie....dont believe none of it.
electric surfer

London, KY

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#63
Nov 23, 2008
 
ex_nihilo wrote:
Why do I get the peanut for logically thinking that by Obama and his administration "bankrupting the coal industry" will not raise our electric prices? The Tennessee Vally Authority gets all it's electric from coal. Kentucky gets most of it's electric from coal. Coal is Kentucky's biggest industry. This will kill millions of american jobs.
What about the hydro-electric plant at Norris Lake?

“YHWH prevails Rev 20:10”

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#64
Nov 23, 2008
 
electric surfer wrote:
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What about the hydro-electric plant at Norris Lake?
What about it? The argument was that a carbon tax will kill the coal industry and raise electric prices.
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Versailles, KY

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#65
Nov 24, 2008
 
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What about it? The argument was that a carbon tax will kill the coal industry and raise electric prices.
Yeah, but you said the TVA gets "all" of it's electric from coal. That isn't true.

I do agree however that we are screwed though.

Coal does more that just provide us with electric. It provides jobs for Kentuckians. Yes, it is a very dirty resource, but cutting it out all at once will hurt our economy.
Ted

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#66
Nov 24, 2008
 
electric surfer wrote:
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Yeah, but you said the TVA gets "all" of it's electric from coal. That isn't true.
I do agree however that we are screwed though.
Coal does more that just provide us with electric. It provides jobs for Kentuckians. Yes, it is a very dirty resource, but cutting it out all at once will hurt our economy.
People on here are goofy. They ant going to do anything to hurt coal. You do know they are bringing in mexicans to work the deep mines here in ky. People here are to lazy!
Demoralizer

London, KY

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#67
Nov 24, 2008
 
If you are on the Creek i think it goes to Big Creek and cut off ,, everyone up there is recc.. only people who live on the main road from there back to 25 gets k.u.. recc buys their electric from k.u.. dont know why,, but that is why you pay more in those areas.. try having a $300.00+ gas bill from oct to march?april and 48.00 summer with nothing burning but the pilot light on top off 130.00 electric bill..
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Corbin, KY

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#68
Nov 24, 2008
 
I leave for the month of Dec until Jan turn my heat down to 50 degrees turn off every thing else even unplug everything and still get a 200.00 dollar electric bill .they are ripping us a new a--hole thats all !!!!!!!!!!
Christlike

Somerset, KY

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#69
Nov 24, 2008
 
Demoralizer wrote:
If you are on the Creek i think it goes to Big Creek and cut off ,, everyone up there is recc.. only people who live on the main road from there back to 25 gets k.u.. recc buys their electric from k.u.. dont know why,, but that is why you pay more in those areas.. try having a $300.00+ gas bill from oct to march?april and 48.00 summer with nothing burning but the pilot light on top off 130.00 electric bill..
You do, of course, realize you can extinguish your pilot light through the warm months, and turn off the gas.. so as it don't fill your house from the pilot light. Energy saving tip.=)
RECC MAN

Evansville, IN

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Nov 24, 2008
 

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RECC is the way to go....
frank

London, KY

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#71
Nov 24, 2008
 
wiil that pay your bill?
Demoralizer

London, KY

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#72
Nov 24, 2008
 
Christlike wrote:
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You do, of course, realize you can extinguish your pilot light through the warm months, and turn off the gas.. so as it don't fill your house from the pilot light. Energy saving tip.=)
It don't fill my house it sits outside ... to find out it was off anyway due to a gas leak a few miles down the road....lol.. still 48 bucks flat i suppose thats what i paid through the summer months i can scan everyone and show ya.. for real.. but thank you for the i wish would help tip...lol.. i don't know maybe use the fireplace for one end of the house get the old time round belly stove (i think it was something like that) for the other end .. alot of the heat should warm the upstairs pretty well if we can equal it out down.. any suggestions..lol..
Demoralizer

London, KY

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#73
Nov 24, 2008
 
RECC MAN wrote:
RECC is the way to go....
yeah cause you are probably on K.U otherwise you would not say that and mean it.. just because they sign your paycheck does not mean it's the way to go or maybe you get an employee discount.. as for the service i have no complaints.. they always are very fast to come out when there is a power outage.. but not right for us to have to pay extra when they buy it from K.U.. no way dude.. sorry..
Christlike

London, KY

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#74
Nov 25, 2008
 
Demoralizer wrote:
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any suggestions..lol..
Yeah, I have a few.

Check caulking for cracks around windows and doors.(You can loose up to 50% of your energy there.)

You can also hang clear plastic over your windows, making sure to leave an air gap between the window, and the plastic. Hang the plastic on the trim. This can save you quite a bit of electric, or gas heating.

Close outside foundation vents, they are meant to be closed in the winter. But, don't forget to open them in the spring!

Attic vents are the same, they can be shut off during the winter also, but they don't need to be completely shut off, or you could encounter water problems.

Turn your heat down 2 degrees, as this can save you quite a bit of energy.

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Hope that helps!
frank

London, KY

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Nov 25, 2008
 

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Christlike wrote:
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Yeah, I have a few.
Check caulking for cracks around windows and doors.(You can loose up to 50% of your energy there.)
You can also hang clear plastic over your windows, making sure to leave an air gap between the window, and the plastic. Hang the plastic on the trim. This can save you quite a bit of electric, or gas heating.
Close outside foundation vents, they are meant to be closed in the winter. But, don't forget to open them in the spring!
Attic vents are the same, they can be shut off during the winter also, but they don't need to be completely shut off, or you could encounter water problems.
Turn your heat down 2 degrees, as this can save you quite a bit of energy.
=)
Hope that helps!
just trun heat off.
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London, KY

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#76
Nov 25, 2008
 
frank wrote:
<quoted text> just trun heat off.
Careful, don't feed the troll.
Ted

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#77
Nov 25, 2008
 
May have to go up a little more to help Barbourville have there Xmas lights. But all the good people of knox county can enjoy them.
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London, KY

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#78
Nov 25, 2008
 
Ted wrote:
May have to go up a little more to help Barbourville have there Xmas lights. But all the good people of knox county can enjoy them.
yeah they are soooooo pretty. lmao.. those are a waste of space. I like the "4 birds a callin'" lmao

stupid.. hehe
frank

London, KY

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#79
Nov 26, 2008
 
Demoralizer wrote:
If you are on the Creek i think it goes to Big Creek and cut off ,, everyone up there is recc.. only people who live on the main road from there back to 25 gets k.u.. recc buys their electric from k.u.. dont know why,, but that is why you pay more in those areas.. try having a $300.00+ gas bill from oct to march?april and 48.00 summer with nothing burning but the pilot light on top off 130.00 electric bill..
recc buy their e from eastenkypower.
Ted

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#80
Nov 26, 2008
 
Just pay your bill and enjoy the electric.

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