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Central Hudson meter readings to return by summer

Feb 09, 2024 12:55 am

Liz Montgomery reports for Porcupine Soup that Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. officials expect to have customers in Greene County back to monthly meter reading schedules by this summer. Central Hudson President and CEO Christopher Capone said, “The practice of issuing bills with bi-monthly estimates has become a pain point for many of our customers.... We have heard their concerns and believe monthly meter reads will provide confidence that a customer’s bill aligns with their actual usage on a monthly basis. We feel this is a critical step in restoring trust in Central Hudson." In 2021, Central Hudson began getting criticized for its estimated monthly meter readings, which were sometimes off by a lot. Currently, the New York State Public Service Commission is investigating problems with Central Hudson's billing system, and their request for a rate hike. Read more about this story at Porcupine Soup.