After 25 Years, Electric Squabble Is Settled

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Grace Edwards' electric bill had seemed high for 25 years. Connecticut Light and Power first told her it must be an extra television or her air conditioning. It turns out, Edwards was paying to power two street lights.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. A cold winter, a stifling summer, and your power bill will spike. But Grace Edwards' electric bill had seemed high for 25 years. Connecticut Light and Power first told her it must be an extra TV or her air conditioning. Turns out, Edwards was paying to power two street lights. The Hartford Courant reports she's been issued a refund of $10,491, what she overpaid plus interest, plus an apology. It's MORNING EDITION.

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