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CA Utilities Join Forces to Thwart Growing Utility Bill Scams

Customers increased reliance on home utility services has caused a rise in scammers preying on them and in increasingly nefarious ways, according to California’s investor-owned utilities and public utilities.

Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison customers were cheated out of more than $1 million recently. San Diego Gas & Electric customers lost half […]

November 16, 2021|

Massive Storm Causes Big Outages in PG&E Territory

Updated Oct. 27

The powerful storm that dumped unprecedented rainfall in parched Northern and Central California, particularly the Bay Area, led to 851,000 Pacific Gas & Electric customers losing power. As the storm moved south, customers in Fresno, Kern, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara counties suffered outages.

On Sunday, Santa Rosa was hit with 6.2 […]

October 26, 2021|

Expedited storage permits, Anti-gas suit dropped, SMUD pursues novel net metering reform

The California Energy Commission accelerates the permitting of large storage projects to get more power online by next fall. The action follows the controversial expedited certification process for natural gas and diesel projects to beef up resources as the sun sets, as directed by Gov. Newsom last month. The Commission also funds what is […]

September 9, 2021|

The Buzz

State regulators require the private utilities to offer to sell renewable portfolio resources to community energy and other providers. Each aggregator and other entity will be offered a proportional share of the resources bought by the utility for its ratepayers that later joined a non utility. But the California Public Utilities […]

May 21, 2021|
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