Class Eligibility

The Court decided that the Settlement Class includes all individual residential and small business consumers enrolled (either initially or through “rolling over” from a fixed rate plan) in a Starion variable rate electric plan in connection with a property located within Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio or Pennsylvania (the “Service Territories”) at any time from 2010 through and including the May 24, 2017.

Estimated Amount

Varies

The class action administrator will determine the level of damages as well as the number of valid claims and he will distribute accordingly

Proof of Purchase

Yes

Case Name

Gruber v. Starion, Inc.,
Case No. X03-HHD-CV-17- 6075408-S.
Connecticut Superior Court, Judicial District of Hartford

Case Summary

The lawsuit alleges that Starion falsely claimed in its contracts with customers that its variable rate for electricity supply services would “reflect” the “cost of electricity” that Starion “obtained from all sources,” which Plaintiff alleges constituted a representation that Starion’s price for variable rate electricity would fluctuate in accord with Starion’s cost of procuring that electricity. Plaintiff further alleges that, contrary to this representation, Starion in practice failed to decrease its variable rate when wholesale market rates went down. The lawsuit further alleges that Starion’s variable rate customers suffered monetary damages as a result of this alleged misconduct.

Starion denies all of Plaintiff’s claims and says that it did nothing wrong. Starion specifically states that it followed all terms of its contracts with customers, and that Plaintiff’s claims are without factual or legal merit.

Settlement Pool

$2,580,000

Deadline

10/30/2017

Contact


Gruber v. Starion Energy Claims Administrator
P.O. Box 43034
Providence, RI 02940-3034
1-844-540-6004

13 responses to “Starion Electric Variable Charges Class Action Settlement”

  1. Patricia Blake says:

    This Rebate Claim is for my personal claim for my condo. However, as President of the Condo Association I signed up the 5241 N. East River Road Condo Association for the same service. Therefore, I should be receiving a postcard with separate Claim ID and PIIN Codes. The addresses are the same and are two (2) separate accounts, with the same mailing address. Thank you.

    ADMIN – Hi Patricia,

    Send a certified letter to the admin with this info.

  2. richard fernsler says:

    what is going on with Starion Energy.

    ADMIN – Hi Richard,

    Refer to the case summary.

  3. enrico j. villamaino jr. says:

    what if you do not have the paper work from years ago?

    ADMIN – Hi Enrico,

    You could contact Starion to provide you with duplicates. I do believe they keep historical data.

  4. vivian A. Forster says:

    Ye.s I was with Starion and my electric bills were running $700-800 for a one bedroom apartment

  5. john says:

    I hate these third party power providers.
    They call you up, or knock on your door. Saying that they can save you money on electricity and gas. They just need some kind of numbers from you electric bill to see how much you can save.
    But they won’t tell you how much you can save until they get the numbers.
    Because without you knowing, they switched your provider to them.
    You may save money with them in the first couple months. But then, you price will all the sudden triple or more of what your original provider charged.

  6. gwendolyn martinez says:

    yes I have a claim number 10252038

    ADMIN – Hi Gwendolyn,

    What is keeping you from filing a claim?

  7. Michael&Edith Delaney says:

    I was a customer of Starion electric and if any good come out of this for I will be happy thanks

  8. renee emerson says:

    I was promised rebates and discounts and I didn’t get the variable rate promised my bills were higher.

  9. Carol Ann Zurawski says:

    Hi, I had the service from Starion Energy. The service from 3/25/16 thru 4/25/16. So, what do I have to do? My account # 3910637047. Thank You

    ADMIN – Hi Carol

    If you had variable pricing you are class member. Consider filing a claim

  10. carol reddick says:

    I’m a senior citizen and I don’t know if I qualify for this.

    ADMIN – Hi Carol,

    I don’t think your age hinders you from being a class member.

  11. JEANETTE BAILEY says:

    I had a variable rate for two months and than switched to a fix rate. because I did not believe their claim that
    the variable rate would never exceed the rate of Duquesne light.

  12. Jacqueline D. Harris-Shorter says:

    Hi, I’m Jacqueline D. Harris-Shorter and i had the Starion Energy.

    ADMIN – Hi Jacqueline,

    Good to know! Why not file a claim if you had the variable package?

  13. Vladimir Barsky says:

    WE are filling the claim. We were paying as much for energy for 1 bedroom apt to Starion as we used to pay for 3 bedroom single house 2.5 greater in SQ FT than apartment we are in now.
    Tatyana and Vladimir Barsky

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