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Jeffrey Alan Franklin

Harrisburg Energy / Utilities Law Attorney.

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  1. I have been billed for my boyfriends bill by consumers energy

    Answered 11 months ago.

    1. Dani K. Liblang
    2. David B. Carter Jr.
    3. Jeffrey Alan Franklin
    3 lawyer answers

    I suggest you contact the utility company first. If you are not able to resolve it with the utility company, then I suggest contacting the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC). http://www.michigan.gov/mpsc/0,1607,7-159-16368_42136_42137---,00.html describes how a customer files a utility complaint with the Michigan Public Service Commission. The MPSC’s Service Quality staff can be reached Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 800-292-9555. MPSC staff can explain the...

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  2. ID state law regarding public utilities, reading and recording power meter

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Jeffrey Alan Franklin
    1 lawyer answer

    While such matters are controlled by state and local law, in general a utility follows its tariff (written rules) with respect to meter readings and how and under what circumstances a customer's meter reading is utilized. Typically, a customer can read their own meter, but the utility will use the meter reading required under their tariff. Thus, the utility determines what meter reading is used in accordance with its rules. The Idaho Public Utilities Commission (http://www.puc.state.id.us)...

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