Electric bills from the pandemic are coming due. Who will pay them?

Published Nov 07 2020 at 6:00 AM GMT
  • The shutdowns and restrictions that governments have imposed to limit the spread of COVID-19 have made it hard for many households to afford basic needs.
  • Thousands of Americans are struggling to pay monthly utility bills.
  • Utilities and policymakers recognized that services such as water and electricity are essential to people’s health, safety, and comfort.
  • Since mid-March they have taken steps to keep those services coming.
  • The most popular approach has been for them to impose moratoria on late fees and dis.



  • Published Nov 7, 2020 6:00 AM GMT