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February 6, 2024 Star Tribune Walker Orenstein A study by an Illinois partner organization found low-income households typically use less electricity during peak hours, she said. But she also said low-income people may be less able to shift energy use to different hours and wondered how variable rates would affect the push to electrify sectors…
January 29, 2024 Public News Service Mike Moen Annie Levenson-Falk, executive director of the Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota, which has been a driving force behind the coalition, said they want to help residents feel comfortable participating in hearings led by the state’s Public Utilities Commission. Read more. No related posts.
January 22, 2023 Energy News Network Frank Jossi Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota executive director Annie Levenson-Falk said time-of-use rates could be more fair than the current rate because, under a flat rate, customers pay more than it costs to produce electricity in low-demand periods and less than the cost during high-demand times. Read more….
January 3, 2023 Star Tribune Emma Nelson and Walker Orenstein The average annual bill for CenterPoint Energy residential customers was $1,143 in 2022, a rise from $806 in 2021 and $689 in 2020, according to data the Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota compiled. Read more. No related posts.
December 21, 2023 KFGO-AM Don Haney The Citizens Utility Board is still analyzing the long-term plans to shape its opinion about them, Still, Levenson-Falk anticipates calling for moves that would have minimal impact on customers. As the cases move forward, she calls on consumers to speak up. Read more. No related posts.