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Old 08-29-2018, 10:15 PM   #2611 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
I wouldn't be surprised if Massachusetts residents are in for rate hikes. Where are they going to get the energy that has been supplied by the reactor once it goes offline?
I already know.
When maine Yankee died it's final death supposedly people's power bills jumped 20 to 25% in a few months. I wasn't living in maine then but people were complaining about it when we moved there, power was about the same as what we were used to in Virginia so no big deal to us.
Then when VT Yankee shut down people's bills jumped by up to 50% and some were saying their bills more than doubled. Everyone was freaking out this past summer when the far higher bills started coming in.

If they want to lower their standard of living for the privilege of feel good electricity, let them.

In NM my base rate is 7 to 8 cents a kwh. On my bill total kwh used versus $ charged I'm at about 10 to 11 cents per kwh.

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