NY bracing for gas and electric bill shock amid green push: ‘Very aware’ of the ‘burden,’ Con Ed says
The utility company, Con Edison, responsible for providing energy to 10 million people in New York City and Westchester County, justified the decision to raise rates in an interview with Fox News Digital.
"Our customers demand safe and reliable service and increasingly renewable energy. This investment from customers is going to allow us to redesign and rebuild the grid, to move it towards electrification," Con Ed media relations director Jamie McShane told Fox News Digital.
"We're very aware [of] the burden that this puts on customers who are struggling to pay...