Power switch companies caught jacking up rates up to the default PECO generator rate, and not disclosing the charging rate:
When changing energy suppliers, check the details | Philadelphia Inquirer | 05/15/2011
So much for transparency:
Levinson was unaware of the increases because, contrary to PUC regulations, Respond did not list its price per kilowatt-hour on its portion of the monthly Peco bill.
Pissed off ratepayer
This "faux market" deregulation in electricity is a ****ing joke.
Levinson said the supplier responded curtly to her complaint: "They said, 'We don't put the rate on the bill.' "
They should. PUC spokeswoman Denise McCracken said suppliers were required to include the price per kilowatt-hour on the bill.