Citizens also are concerned about their power bills, as the state Public Service Commission investigates allegations that Potomac Edison has not been reading residential meters in accordance with state law. The case follows customer complaints that the company cut back on its staff of professional readers and replaced them with a band of turbaned gypsies who gaze into the meters and estimate power usage.
Citizens tell the PSC they became suspicious when a bill came with a note predicting that the customer would “find an apple tree with seven apples and after eating one would grow three stag horns and find his flesh separated from his bones.”
Potomac Edison finishes up 2013 as a big joke in The Herald-Mail:
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Keryn Newman blogs here at StopPATH WV about energy issues, transmission policy, misguided regulation, our greedy energy companies and their corporate spin.
In 2008, AEP & Allegheny Energy's PATH joint venture used their transmission line routing etch-a-sketch to draw a 765kV line across the street from her house. Oooops! And the rest is history.