UI wants 36 percent rate hike in 2015

UI wants 36 percent rate hike in 2015

There are 8 comments on the Connecticut Post story from Feb 15, 2013, titled UI wants 36 percent rate hike in 2015. In it, Connecticut Post reports that:

United Illuminating asked for a modest rate increase for next year and a larger 36 percent increase in 2015 to cover major system improvements and storm costs.

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#1 Feb 16, 2013
My UI bills are too damn high now. No increases.
MrE

Torrington, CT

#2 Feb 16, 2013
That is a shocking increase request.
Bertrand

Trumbull, CT

#3 Feb 16, 2013
The best part is near the end of the article where they state that a bigger problem is that people are conserving too much so that they are surnishing less and therefore have to charge more..Anotherwords the better we are at conserving the more they will increase the cost...9133

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#4 Feb 16, 2013
These people are beyond comprehension. Connecticut residents already pay approximately twice the average countrywide rate. A huge increase on top of that??? You're idiots. Don't tell me about your costs; what ever you're doing to manage those costs isn't enough.

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#5 Feb 17, 2013
Their CEO are making too much money. That is where our money is going. Shame on UI.

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#6 Feb 17, 2013
America Gentleman Samuel wrote:
Their CEO are making too much money. That is where our money is going. Shame on UI.
That is where just a minuscule portion of the money is going. The vast majority is likely wasted on extremely poor business practices and union stuff like pensions and benefits.

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#7 Feb 17, 2013
Why not just ask for a 76% increase?

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#8 Feb 17, 2013
Do not give them any ideas.

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