- Jul 28, 2020 10:50 pm GMT
North Carolina’s executive order preventing shut-offs will expire tonight. Many utilities, like Duke Energy, are seeking payment for overdue bills totaling $250 million or more. The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners has a State Response Tracker listing the status of suspended disconnections. Months into this pandemic, many of those moratoriums are expiring and another round of relief money hasn’t been issued yet. With temperatures rising, out of work customers are worried about power shut-offs.