You might see a jump in your electricity bill. Here’s why
HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - HECO says you might see a jump in your electricity bill.
A concerned resident shared a recent bill with HNN that shows steady use for several months and then a huge spike in May, costing nearly $360.
HECO says from late March to late April, it didn’t do residential meter readings because of the pandemic so it estimated people’s bills.
Now residential bills are being re-calibrated to reflect the true usage.
HECO says because of stay-at-home orders, many people used a lot more electricity than they realized.
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