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Old 07-03-2008, 03:49 AM   #21
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411 here. ****ers!

And I am getting a 31% rate increase soon.
Damn dude, I figured yall would have it cheap up there.

 
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Old 07-03-2008, 04:52 AM   #22
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My last gas/electric bill (5/8 to 6/9) was $97. Then again, that's about the cheapest bill of the year. May is warm enough to need relatively little heat (although it was cold this year) and cool enough not to need A/C...here in Wisconsin, anyway. With one person in the house I used 354 kwh's @ $0.11/kwh.

I switched to using my laptop (90 W) instead of the desktop machine (350 W), and switched all the bulbs I could to CFL's (save 75%). I have two extra fridges now that I brew--the kegerator in the kitchen and the lagering freezer) and an electric stove, but that's a small price to pay. Comparing May '07 to May '08, it looks like the extra fridges are only ~30 kwh/month.
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Old 07-03-2008, 05:14 AM   #23
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Damn dude, I figured yall would have it cheap up there.
You would think considering the NG is drilled and pumped 20 miles from here directly to the powerplant.

Its a ****ing scam- They arent paying a thing for NG while we get screwed because of the market
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Old 07-03-2008, 05:22 AM   #24
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You would think considering the NG is drilled and pumped 20 miles from here directly to the powerplant.

Its a ****ing scam- They arent paying a thing for NG while we get screwed because of the market
Get your hand's on some Mineral rights.

 
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Old 07-03-2008, 05:34 AM   #25
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No such thing in the Sate of AK

sigh besides Its finally summer and I could give a damn less
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Old 07-03-2008, 06:18 AM   #26
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I've been bitching about my $150 a month bill, and my ac is set on 68, and I have a kegerator, 6 computers running, 2 big screens, and all these damn lights, swmbo keeps on. It's a 100 year old 2000 sq. foot house. But my rent is $600 dollars a month. And my minimal 45000 a year, is starting to sound good........

 
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Old 07-03-2008, 07:43 AM   #27
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when you put an air conditioner in a window remember to make sure it blows towards the inside of the house.
Now that sounds like the voice of experience. Ohhh
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Old 07-03-2008, 08:06 AM   #28
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how much are yall paying per kilowatt?
Can I just say, something is very wrong there, or your kids are playing with hydroponic grass growing.

OK, living in Hawaii, every BTU seems to be shipped in by the ounce.

Date KWM =SUM:
200806 337 0.295
Somehow it just seems a lot more.

Now, this is not counting the 15 lines of charges, and credits showing on the bill. Just the KW per month divided by the cost. At home I have a heater, Estar: A Fridge, Estar: A keggerator, (was) Estar: An OLD electric stove and a Fermentation Fridg old as I am I think: Multiple computers, LCD TV. But I'm never home so the lights are few and never on with no heating and no AC. MAN I HATE NO AC.

Side note, that is why I have some money in Energy stocks, old school NG and oil. If you see any good alternative plays yell it out.

Final answer, move as quickly as you can.
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Old 07-03-2008, 08:42 AM   #29
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I agree, call the electric company and have them reread the meter. If it's doubled in a month and no excess usage that you know of, something is wrong.
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Old 07-03-2008, 10:17 AM   #30
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I live in Iowa in a 1300 Sq ft. house built back in the 1930's and my bills in the summertime are only 120 or so. I would say you are getting ripped off. Even in the winter time with it 73 in the house and 15 degrees outside it is 350 bucks. I would have it checked out.

 
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