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TURN Report: Energy Insecurity in California

Last Year there were 886,000 households in California shut off by PG&E, Edison, SDG&E and SoCal Gas in 2017, impacting more than 2.5 million people, most of whom are children.

Calif. narrowly approves net metering 2.0

SAN FRANCISCO — California utility regulators approved payments for excess rooftop solar generation yesterday but warned that solar customers are getting more than their share of benefits compared to other

Power Company Thinks PUC Is Dim

SDG&E Plans Means More Shut-Offs, Fewer Consumer Protections Experienced consumers know that whenever a company says it’s changing its services to serve them better, it’s wise to count the silverware

Opting Out of Smart Meters

The good news is that you can now opt out of smart meters. The bad news is that it will cost you. The interim customer opt-out changes approved by the

Rules Governing Utility Shut-Offs

Rules to keep in mind if you are at risk of a utility shut-off. If you fail to make payments and are at risk of shut-off, keep in mind: Your

Energy Shut Off Provisions Set to Expire

Every Californian should have access to the basics. SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — The number of families who’ve had their power disconnected because they’ve been unable to pay has fallen this

PG&E Leaves Customers in the Dark

PG&E Shuts off innocent consumers without any notice or explanation. SAN FRANCISCO (CBS 5)—A Bay Area family was expecting a new power meter from Pacific Gas & Electric Co. Instead,

TURN Wins Kinder, Gentler Shut Off Policies

CPUC adopts TURN’s recommendations to prevent utility shut-offs For Immediate Release From The Utility Reform Network The California Public Utilities Commission today adopted key recommendations by TURN that will help