Utility rethinks bulbs surcharge

Utility rethinks bulbs surcharge

There are 2 comments on the Baltimore Sun story from Jan 17, 2008, titled Utility rethinks bulbs surcharge. In it, Baltimore Sun reports that:

Responding to customer outrage, a Western Maryland utility promised yesterday that it would refund a surcharge that was levied on 220,000 customers to pay for energy-efficient light bulbs mailed to them as part ...

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Judie Thelen

Cumberland, MD

#1 Jan 17, 2008
Today’s headlines tell the story. The customers won. We will not be charged for the bulbs. Shareholders will absorb the cost!!!! Opps, that’s me!


Baltimore, MD

#2 Jan 17, 2008
The problem is that the PSC is dictating to electrical suppliers that they need to come up with a way to make their consumers use less of their product. How they can get away with that is beyond me. This is just Alleghaney's ham-handed attempt at appeasing the PSC.

Don't worry, Alleghany will come up with something else and customers will ultimately foot the bill.....

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