GUANACASTE, COSTA RICA - MARCH 26: David Cabezas, plant operator, monitors the gauges in the control room of a geothermal power plant run by the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) as the power company has managed to produce all of the electricity for the nation from renewable energy sources for more than 80 days straight on March 26, 2015 in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. The milestone has been reached with the use of hydroelectric power plants and a combination of wind, solar, and geothermal energy. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Duke Energy is sending out estimated bills that a nearly triple in usage. One customer showed the bill –

It is affecting customers who were due to have their meter read during Hurricane Irma.

This customer was instructed to pay the bill in full