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by jack_tors » Tue Oct 06, 2009 9:31 am
by Ziner » Tue Oct 06, 2009 10:22 am
by Stu » Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:11 am
The utility will charge average users 60 cents a month extra on their electric bills for the next three years -- $21.60 all together. That covers the cost of the bulbs ($3.50 each), their delivery and the delivery of the power consumers would have used if they didn't have them.
by FUDU » Tue Oct 06, 2009 3:40 pm
by Cerebral_DownTime » Tue Oct 06, 2009 4:08 pm
by jfiling » Tue Oct 06, 2009 4:32 pm
Cerebral_DownTime wrote:FWIW; I use the Phillips LE bulbs at home and they're well worth it.
by Cerebral_DownTime » Tue Oct 06, 2009 5:09 pm
jfiling wrote:Cerebral_DownTime wrote:FWIW; I use the Phillips LE bulbs at home and they're well worth it.Sure, but you chose to do that.I bet FirstEnergy is planning on making a bunch of money off of this from people who drop their "free" bulbs, or just toss them away, or otherwise never use them.
by Stu » Fri Oct 09, 2009 12:22 pm
by FUDU » Sat Oct 10, 2009 4:19 pm
by jfiling » Sat Oct 10, 2009 4:51 pm
FUDU wrote:This reminds me a little of the rental car gas fill up crap that they used to pull (not sure if they still do). Those companies used to charge between $6-$9 a gallon if they had to fill up the tank if you chose not to as part of the rental agreement. $6-$9 a gallon when the price of a gallon of gas was $1.50.Part of their argument was well we have to pay an employee to go gas the car up, which takes time etc... It takes 3 minutes to fill up a tank, and they had the gas pumps at their facility.
by Stu » Mon Oct 12, 2009 7:53 am
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