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I Put My Girlfriend’s Electricity in My Name. She Screwed Me Over.

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Noname “Dear Steve, I helped a girlfriend out with putting the electric in my name at her resisdence. I assumed she paid the bill. When I moved to my residence and established electric service, they attached the past due bill on, In addition attached a bill from 7 years ago from a previous address. In the state of Illinois what ... Read More »

    The Solar Panel Project. An Update on the Greening of the Rhode House.

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    Kim wrote in today and comments on my previous post, “I’m Saving $20,000 in Electricity Because I Don’t Want to Work to Pay the Bill.” She said: Will you provide more info about the solar panels you chose? Where does one even start w/ that kind of project? Do you call your utility and ask if they will buy back ... Read More »

      I’m Saving $20,000 in Electricity Because I Don’t Want to Work to Pay the Bill


      This morning I had to wake early to greet the electrician. He was kind enough to come over to help me install my latest gadget, the TED, the electricity detective. It was advertised as a DIY kit, and for some homes I’m sure it is a breeze to install. But for some unexplained reason, my house does not have a ... Read More »

        Watt Did You Say? Going Green and Gaining Green.


        In what has become almost an obsession with me I’ve been running around changing all the light bulbs in my house to reduce the electric bill. Currently we use 2800 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity each month and I really want to get that number down to save cost, but also because I’ve been glued to the television show “Living ... Read More »

          Man Ultimately Killed by City Utility Company for Taking Payment to Wrong Bank

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          Marvin Schur of Bay City Michigan was found stiff as a board in his bedroom after the city turned off his power. When he was found the internal house temperature was cooler than many refrigerators. “When neighbors went inside Marvin Schur’s house, the windows were frosted over, icicles hung from a faucet, and the 93-year-old World War II veteran lay ... Read More »

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