Hidden Charges: What’s on Your Electric Bill?
By Kathiann M. Kowalski Ohioans’ electric bills charge for more than the cost of making and delivering the electricity. With different utilities serving specific parts of the state, Ohioans’ electric bills and the tariffs that govern them vary. But they all have one thing in common: They’re hard for many people to understand. And the […]
Why Did Utility Bills Go Up As Electricity Prices Went Down?
A look at how affiliate arrangements, subsidies and riders led to higher electric bills in Ohio — even as power prices declined By Kathiann M. Kowalski In a residential neighborhood south of downtown Cleveland, a decorative lamppost provides a stark illustration of what critics say is an abusive system of surcharges that have created billions […]