The cost of electricity and it’s transmission is already way over the top.
The largest electric utility in Massachusetts wants to use the extra $111 million in revenue to upgrade its electrical distribution system and cover a large amount of unpaid customers bills.
This is what they currently charge (all per kWh except Customer Charge) The customer charge is relatively new. These charges do not include the cost of electicity, which is currently .09714 per kWh.
Customer Charge $6.30/month
Distribution Charge 2.548¢/kWh
Transmission Charge 1.602¢/kWh
Transition Charge 0.119¢/kWh
Demand Side Management Charge 0.250¢/kWh
Renewables Charge 0.050¢/kWh
How about we ask them to cut their costs instead of allowing them to continue to pillage the people who have no choice but use this company?