Power Company Screw-Up Results In $2,113 Electric Bill For Customer

Power Company Screw-Up Results In $2,113 Electric Bill For Customer

After years of paying only around $20/month for her electricity, a woman in Seattle was recently hit with an electric bill worth 100 times that amount because the city’s power utility didn’t realize it had screwed up her meter four years earlier. [More]

Comcast Wants To Bundle In Electrical Service With Cable & Internet

Comcast Wants To Bundle In Electrical Service With Cable & Internet

Consumers may be thinking about ditching cable TV service in favor of online entertainment offerings, and many have already replaced home phone service with a wireless device, but one cord most of us can’t realistically cut is the power line. That’s why Comcast is looking into taking over customers’ electric bills. [More]

Family Surprised To See They'd Managed To Rack Up $100K Electricity Bill

Considering the fact that her family hadn’t started powering a large industrial company out of their suburban Chicago home, one woman was pretty dang surprised to open a bill from the electric company for a whopping $107,525.16. [More]

Texas Longhorns Selling Electricity To Fans

Texas Longhorns Selling Electricity To Fans

You can buy t-shirts, bobbleheads, cutlery, camping gear, computer gear and, oh, bobbleheads, based on your favorite college teams. So, what’s left to brand? How about the power coming into your home? That’s what’s happening in Dallas, where the University of Texas and Texas A&M have begun selling electricity and natural gas under the Texas Longhorns Energy and Aggies Energy brands. No word on whether you’ll get hit with rolling blackouts if the teams hit a losing streak. [More]