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The U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed Willie Phillips as the fifth member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission the evening of Nov. 16. There are now three Democratic commissioners. FERC Chair Rich Glick applauded the confirmation, stating the five-member commission “functions best when it has a full complement of Commissioners.” Phillips has served as the […]

November 16, 2021|

CPUC Narrowly Approves Protections for Rooftop Solar Owners

On an unusual 3-2 vote, the California Public Utilities Commission voted to better protect struggling, elderly and non-English speaking ratepayers ripped off by unscrupulous solar installers.

The decision was written by Commissioner Martha Guzman Aceves, who has fought to protect vulnerable ratepayers victimized by fraud, misrepresentation, and shoddy and incomplete work by solar rooftop […]

September 23, 2021|

SCE Wins $7.7 Billion Rate Case

The California Public Utilities Commission approved a 19% increase in Southern California Edison’s triennial rate case. Its revenue requirement will rise from the current authorized rate of $6.4 billion to $7.7 billion by 2023.

Much of the revenue and big rate hike—close to $4 billion over the three years—is attributable to the cost to insulate […]

August 19, 2021|
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