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The Sacramento Municipal Utilities District approves lower payments for distributed solar matched with storage incentives. Will other regulators grappling with high utility solar payments follow suit?

San Diego Gas & Electric will pay almost $60 million to settle a case on the misuse of ratepayer dollars meant to increase the use of efficient […]

September 16, 2021|


Pacific Gas & Electric seeks $1.47 billion from ratepayers for wildfire liability costs detailed in its 2021 Wildfire Mitigation Plan. PG&E’s Sept. 16 application to the California Public Utilities Commission seeks to recover $1.4 billion in expenses and $197 in capital expenditures over two years. The costs are to cover its wildfire risk mitigation […]

September 16, 2021|

Suit Seeks to Void PG&E $11B Ratepayer Bond

The Utility Reform Network is legally challenging regulators’ approval of Pacific Gas & Electric’s plan to issue $7.5 billion in ratepayer-backed bonds, plus $4 billion in interest and charges over 30 years, intended to cover part of the utility’s wildfire liability.

The California Public Utilities Commission has put “captive ratepayers at risk of paying for […]

September 14, 2021|
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