Archive for category Billing

Energy minister in the dark over number of Ontarians struggling with hydro bills

July 14, 2016 4:08 pm  Updated: July 15, 2016 8:42 am By Brian Hill Global News WATCH: Ontario Energy Minister Glenn Thibeault agreed to speak with Global News, but he doesn’t think the situation in rural Ontario is a crisis. Shirlee Engel reports.  Listen Ontario’s energy minister, Glenn Thibeault, has no idea how many people in Ontario are […]

Business owner with smart meter receives $13,000+ Consumers Energy bill

BY CASSY ARSENAULT,  APRIL 7, 2016 GRANDVILLE, Mich. —  A Grandville business owner’s massive Consumers Energy bill was dropped after he mentioned that he called the FOX 17 Problem Solvers and complained to the state. Ronald Hite runs C&R Mobile Wash, a power washing business in Grandville.   He’s only had the business for a month, […]

Owner unhappy smart meter didn’t catch $5k water leak

Despite a high-tech water meter with real-time monitoring, one Abbotsford property owner didn’t know his pipes were leaking until heracked up more than $5,000 in water fees — and sent over half a million litres of water down the drain. Darshan Sharma, who rents out a commercial property owned by his wife Nirmla on Montrose Avenue, was surprised to get a water billover $500 two weeks ago. His building, currently rented to an antique furniture seller, has two toilets and three sinks, and water usagefor the property has seldom exceeded $20 per month. When he called the city, they told him his next water bill was already over $5,000.

South Africa : ‘Take your smart meters and shove ’em’

Residents petitioning City Power, looking at civil law suit over smart meters.  October 5, 2015 Passionate community man Caleb Finn says the issue is prevalent in Florida as well. Photo: Mathilde Myburgh. City Power might face a civil law suit as residents are sick and tired of so-called ‘smart’ meters, their defects and resulting billing […]

$4,500 Fortis bill for house which isn’t there

By Adam Proskiw  - Infotel News   Gary Fong was sent a $4,500 bill from Fortis for power used by a building that burned down more than six months ago. (ADAM PROSKIW /InfoTel Multimedia) July 24, 2015 – 6:30 PM KELOWNA – A world-famous photographer who lives part time in Ellison says Fortis B.C. has […]