Last February, Jenette and Adam Johnson of Uniontown were the first of many to contact KDKA-TV about skyrocketing electricity rates.
(NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – You may have noticed your electricity bill has jumped up in the past few months and if you haven’t you may be in for a surprise June 1st.
Senior Communications Specialist Brian Knavish joined Larry Richert and John Shumway on the KDKA Morning News to talk about why prices are going up and how you can avoid it.
After KDKA-TV first broke the story of skyrocketing electricity rates, suppliers have been on the hot seat.
After KDKA-TV first broke the story of outrageous spikes in electricity rates by some suppliers such as IDT Energy and Blue Pilot Energy, many viewers emailed their stories to money editor Jon Delano.
Last Monday, KDKA told you about the Johnsons whose electricity supplier without notice tripled their electric bill to $739.
In response to a KDKA-TV report last Monday and complaints filed by nearly 800 ratepayers, the Public Utility Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to open an investigation of the doubling, tripling and quadrupling of rates by certain electricity suppliers.