Widespread complaints in Pennsylvania over electric deregulation
“Various delivery methods with the same message: Anger over electric bills that have doubled, tripled, even quadrupled.Tuesday’s example is from the Family Worship Center in New Kingstown, near Mechanicsburg.
The electric bill for December was $1,423.11.
But come January, the congregation was driven to its knees with a $4,146.60 bill. It had a variable rate with Pennsylvania Gas and Electric.
The church’s treasurer was flabbergasted. “How dare they?” she said. “How are we supposed to come up with that money?”
A lot of you are asking the same question.”