Back in late January Oncor told the Public Utility Commission it wanted to raise Dallas residents’ electricity bill by, oh, let’s say $4 to $5 a month. Even though there’d been a three-buck jump in your bill only two years ago. Said Oncor, look, it had no choice: People aren’t wasting electricity like they used to, the customer base isn’t growing like it ought to, and it’s investing, like, hundreds in infrastructure upgrades. (I kid?)