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Rooftop Solar Costs vs. Benefits Remain in Dispute

The longstanding question over rooftop solar systems’ costs versus its benefits remained unanswered at the conclusion of testimony given during the California Public Utilities Commission Net Energy Metering  3.0 proceeding.

Whether it is behind-the-meter solar or system infrastructure, there is a potential cost shift, but there is also value, power system consultant Karl Rabago, […]

August 18, 2021|

Five More Years of Oversight for PG&E, at Shareholder Expense

The California Public Utilities Commission unanimously voted to require Pacific Gas & Electric shareholders, not ratepayers, to pay $25 million over five years for an independent state safety monitor. It won’t be the first time the company has had such a watchdog, but questions about the extent of oversight and who would […]

August 5, 2021|

Edison International Earnings Level, SCE’s Drop

Quarterly earnings for Edison International were on par with those of the previous year, at $318 million. Per share earnings were down, at 94 cents per share compared to the second quarter of 2020 at $1/share. That is largely because utility Southern California Edison’s earnings fell to $359 million compared to $381 […]

August 3, 2021|
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