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Electric bills to increase across the US
10-10-2011, 10:12 PM #1
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For the 14 million Americans without jobs, things are about to get a bit worse for their pocketbooks. Experts predict that electric bills across the country are about to see a serious surge.

As utility companies across America are being forced to make updates to their extensive equipment in order to meet the standards set forth by governmental regulators, energy providers across the country are asking for hundreds of millions of dollars in brand new charges to be added to customers from coast-to-coast to cover the cost. These findings come following a report from The Daily Beast in which the news outlet examined an extensive collection of regulatory filings.

The Daily Beast adds that, as companies across the country only begin to make those upgrades, customers should expect the cost of their electric bills to go up starting soon — and for them to continue to surge for the foreseeable future.

“They desperately need to upgrade,” former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson adds to their report. “You’re seeing rate hikes everywhere because this is a widespread, national problem.” Richardson has long-attacked the power grid in place in America for being antiquated given the needs of the country. Now his plead is finally being recognized, but the cost could prove catastrophic for an America that is brimming with jobless left unable to get by with their bills as it...RT

See those green shoots yet ?
10-10-2011, 10:52 PM #2
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Posts:42,612 Threads:1,469 Joined:Feb 2011
Ah yes those green shoots, I sees them, they're glowing. They just decided the location for Finland's 3rd nuclear reactor cluster... just north of us damned.gif

Quote:Finland's third nuclear power plant location, and sixth nuclear reactor, is to be built in Pyhäjoki on the northwest coast.

http://www.yle.fi/uutiset/news/2011/10/n...25634.html
10-11-2011, 05:20 AM #3
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well here in Ontario we now pay 13% tax on everything thanks to the facking liberal pukes hydro has become a luxury for many as has eating food we're ğkking taxed to death here and what Can't understand is why did the people of Ontario re- elect the liberals just this month for a 3rd termgaah.gif whenever there is a liberal gov't in power there is always higher taxes imho I'm glad we now have a minority gov't and the ğkking libs can't tax and spend like they were doing



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