This article discusses the effects of the utility shutoff moratorium as a policy (an emergency policy) that had no vision for long term pay back. I did not count the number of times the phrase "keeing the lights on" was repeated, but I should have. The article also describes how different utilities across the country handled COVID-19 related shutoffs and assistance to customers.
Anonymous, "Utility customers owe up to $40B in COVID-19 debt, but who will pay it?", contributed by Alison Kenner, The Energy Rights Project, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 4 January 2021, accessed 2 March 2024. https://energyrights.info/content/utility-customers-owe-40b-covid-19-debt-who-will-pay-it