Energy Plus Hit With Class Action Over Alleged Rate Scheme

Law360, Philadelphia (October 2, 2012, 7:40 PM EDT) -- An NRG Energy Inc. unit was hit with a putative class action in Pennsylvania state court Monday alleging the company conned prospective customers into switching their electricity provider with deceptive advertising and the promise of low rates before later jacking up prices.

Philadelphia resident Christina Harley filed suit against Energy Plus Holdings LLC in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas alleging that after switching her electrical service to Energy Plus in 2010 on promises of discounted rates and customer rewards, the company quickly increased its prices....
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