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Coronavirus has Con Edison bracing for expensive NYC summer
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New Yorkers will likely have higher electric bills this summer as more residents work from home and remain sheltered in place due to the coronavirus pandemic, Consolidated Edison Inc. said in a Wednesday press release.
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Under normal circumstances, a residential home in New York City typically uses 350 kilowatt-hours per month and has an electric bill of $99.14, according to company data from 2019. Con Edison expects that number to jump 9.5 percent to $108.53 per month between June and September.