Your electricity bill will go up this month

bob saunders

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Nice to hear from you bob but you are in error in your reply.
Its your old bugaboo, reading comprehension.
I never said the DR had the second highest electric in the world.
When you do not understand re reading is your friend.
Only quoting Diariolibre.

Glad to hear your electric bill is "peanuts".
So you quote something that is completely wrong. You didn't have the intellectual curiosity to verify Diaro Libre?
 

La Profe_1

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The bickering and insults stop now!

Zoom, Bob and Hijo you are on thin ice, so back off.
 

Gadfly

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Yesterday in my apartment my power went off for 5 hours, yet all other apartments had power and the whole street also. Just ME without luz. How does THAT happen? I pay my bills. Went to Edenorte today, “we’ll send a tech and let you know”. No word back. Powers on.
Only here 🇩🇴😊. Now back to this silly company raising rates to feed the squirrels who run the tread mills to power the city.
 

windeguy

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Yesterday in my apartment my power went off for 5 hours, yet all other apartments had power and the whole street also. Just ME without luz. How does THAT happen? I pay my bills. Went to Edenorte today, “we’ll send a tech and let you know”. No word back. Powers on.
Only here 🇩🇴😊. Now back to this silly company raising rates to feed the squirrels who run the tread mills to power the city.
That could have been a number of things. Something like a corroded connection at your meter, for example.
 
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NanSanPedro

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Yesterday in my apartment my power went off for 5 hours, yet all other apartments had power and the whole street also. Just ME without luz. How does THAT happen? I pay my bills. Went to Edenorte today, “we’ll send a tech and let you know”. No word back. Powers on.
Only here 🇩🇴😊. Now back to this silly company raising rates to feed the squirrels who run the tread mills to power the city.

That has happened here in Boca Chica once last year. It was over 24 hours but they came and fixed the feed from the pole. It is frustrating!
 
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melphis

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Yesterday in my apartment my power went off for 5 hours, yet all other apartments had power and the whole street also. Just ME without luz. How does THAT happen? I pay my bills. Went to Edenorte today, “we’ll send a tech and let you know”. No word back. Powers on.
Only here 🇩🇴😊. Now back to this silly company raising rates to feed the squirrels who run the tread mills to power the city.
That happened to us a few years ago. We had a credit with CEPM of over 15,000 pesos and they cut our power. Had a friend call them and explain it and they said it was an error and would turn it back on within 2 hours which they did.

They charged us 500 pesos for a reconnect charge. We fought them for 3 months just out of principle and never did get it back. I guess for 500 pesos it makes a pretty good story.
 
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El Hijo de Manolo

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That has happened here in Boca Chica once last year. It was over 24 hours but they came and fixed the feed from the pole. It is frustrating!
That cable whatever it is called cable de carga in espanee, are generally by default aluminum. Doesn't take long before they turn to dust. Any significant load from the home and one should invest in a piece made of copper. Edenorte is generally kind enough to mount it for you for a tip.
 

SantiagoDR

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When they rewired the area here a while back, they used aluminum wire for the feeds to our 2 houses.

Five times the connections burned up causing low or complete loss of power.
Almost loss a refrigerator because of it.

We paid the contractors to replace the feeds with copper wire last week after the 6th shut-down.

Aluminum and copper wire don't mix very well. (Our houses are wired with copper)
 

zoomzx11

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Yesterday in my apartment my power went off for 5 hours, yet all other apartments had power and the whole street also. Just ME without luz. How does THAT happen? I pay my bills. Went to Edenorte today, “we’ll send a tech and let you know”. No word back. Powers on.
Only here 🇩🇴😊. Now back to this silly company raising rates to feed the squirrels who run the tread mills to power the city.
You on a "24 hour circuit"?
Insult to injury.
If you are going to live here, its one of those gated communities that surcharge you for the electricity they supply with their generators, go solar or get a small
diesel generator.
The electric surcharges in the gated communities will make Eden Notrtes rates look like "peanuts" as one of our fellows posts.
 

windeguy

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That cable whatever it is called cable de carga in espanee, are generally by default aluminum. Doesn't take long before they turn to dust. Any significant load from the home and one should invest in a piece made of copper. Edenorte is generally kind enough to mount it for you for a tip.
Had our connection burn up in a nice fire soon after new meters were installed. The had directly connected copper and aluminum together. When they replaced the burned wiring, the fellow who did it was informed enough to use the special connectors needed to mate copper with aluminum.

Our electric costs are not a major concern, their constant turning off of the power for maintenance is far more of an issue.
 
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El Hijo de Manolo

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Had our connection burn up in a nice fire soon after new meters were installed. The had directly connected copper and aluminum together. When they replaced the burned wiring, the fellow who did it was informed enough to use the special connectors needed to mate copper with aluminum.

Our electric costs are not a major concern, their constant turning off of the power for maintenance is far more of an issue.
Just like when you sit in the same traffic for the same construction on the same piece of the LIE for 5 years. The mob builds shit to break.
 

windeguy

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Just like when you sit in the same traffic for the same construction on the same piece of the LIE for 5 years. The mob builds shit to break.
Thankfully I never spent much time in that part of NY.

What is the ultimate rate currently scheduled to be charged and when does that final number kick in?
 

SantiagoDR

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Had our connection burn up in a nice fire soon after new meters were installed. The had directly connected copper and aluminum together. When they replaced the burned wiring, the fellow who did it was informed enough to use the special connectors needed to mate copper with aluminum.

Our electric costs are not a major concern, their constant turning off of the power for maintenance is far more of an issue.
Evidently, what they used at my house was not correct.
Luz-Connector-Alum.jpg
 

Luperon

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Had our connection burn up in a nice fire soon after new meters were installed. The had directly connected copper and aluminum together. When they replaced the burned wiring, the fellow who did it was informed enough to use the special connectors needed to mate copper with aluminum.

Our electric costs are not a major concern, their constant turning off of the power for maintenance is far more of an issue.
Have had several issues with the aluminum to copper transition. What do these connections look like? Or is it better to pay to have copper wires installed? I actually have some seriously thick copper wire in storage.
 

SantiagoDR

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EdeNorte - Santiago

My bill this month (January using Current KW Rates) for 288 kw was $1,913.60
Using the rates in effect prior to these rate changes, my bill woud have been $1,638.61

An increase of $274.99