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Understanding Time-of-use Rates

Dear Consumer Advisor, I recently saw TURN Executive Director Mark Toney on TV warning about punishment pricing being instituted by PG&E.  I didn’t understand exactly when this would be started,

TURN Statement on SONGS Back Room Deal

  April 17, 2015, San Francisco–Recent revelations of back door dealings between former CPUC President Michael Peevey and former SCE General Counsel Steve Pickett raise concerns about Edison’s good faith

SoCal Edison Wants $4 Billion More of Your Money

Will higher electric bills help pay executive bonuses? The last time Southern California Edison asked for a rate increase, it overestimated its costs by half a billion dollars—and then funneled 

SCE: Energy Management Assistance (EMA)

This program helps income-qualified households conserve energy and reduce their electricity costs.  SCE pays all the costs of purchasing and installing energy-efficient appliances and equipment, which are free to eligible

SCE: Energy Assistance Fund (EAF)

The Energy Assistance Fund (EAF) is an assistance program designed to help SCE customers in need to pay their electric bills. A maximum of $100 is available to qualified customers

State PUC Chief Works Dinner for Lobbyist

CPUC President Peevey is too cozy with the companies he regulates One of the first things the head of the California Public Utilities Commission did upon returning from his recent

Lax CPUC To Give Utilities Xmas Windfall

Commission laxity is turning energy efficiency into a windfall for the utility companies. Rewarding inadequacy with millions in unearned bonuses sends the wrong message, not only to the companies but