Electricity costs are rising, and unhappy customers are venting their anger and frustration at the electricity distribution companies. Often, they’re just delivering the price increases, but electricity distribution companies are the first in line to the consumer. Find out how companies like Manitoba Hydro are helping their customers cope with rising electricity costs. What types of solutions are they offering? How are their customers encouraged to reduce their electricity consumption through their programs such as the Power Smart Electricity Savings, Rebates, and Loans? My guest on the Earth Guardian is Pam Vernaus, Supervisor Residential Programs, Power Smart Marketing Programs at Manitoba Hydro.