September 2018: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement.

May 2018: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of the settlement agreement. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for September 28, 2018.

December 2017: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement. According to its terms, class members will receive a refund for a percentage of the amount they paid for services (the amount of the refund will also depend on when the class member paid for services).

October 2017: Plaintiffs asked the Court to stay the proceedings in this case in order to give the parties time to finalize a settlement agreement.

September 2016: After the plaintiff agreed to dismiss parts of the complaint and left only false advertising and breach of contract claims, a federal judge granted Stream Energy’s motion to dismiss the false advertising claim finding that it was a contractual tort in nature and could not be raised with a breach of contract claim. The three counts relating to the false advertising claim were dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled.. In the same order, the judge denied Stream Energy’s motion for judgment on the pleadings regarding the breach of contract claim.

August 2015: The case was transferred to another Pennsylvania court. (Basile et al v. Stream Energy Pennsylvania, LLC et al, Case No. 15-cv-1518, M.D. Penn.)

June 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Stream Energy for allegedly deceptively promising customers who switch to Stream Energy as their energy supplier will pay competitive market-based rates and save on their electric energy bill when, in reality, Stream Energy customers may pay more than 50% more for their electricity. (Basile et al v. Stream Energy Pennsylvania, LLC; Stream Energy Pennsylvania, LLC d/b/a Stream Energy; Stream Energy d/b/a Stream Energy Pennsylvania, LLC, Case No. 15-cv-3204, E.D. Penn.)

For more information about other class-action lawsuits filed against energy suppliers and’s coverage of them, click here.


Legal Action

Stream Energy/Ignite

Stream Energy/Ignite investigated Stream Energy, a Texas-based multilevel marketing company that resold electricity and gas to customers, as well as wireless phone and personal protective services, and found that the company…

Class-Action Tracker

Stream Energy and Ignite

Class Action

Stream Energy and Ignite

October 2018: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. June 2018: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement that would resolve this lawsuit. According to the…

The Latest


Show More