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PG&E gets greenlight for $7.5B wildfire securitization, but consumer advocates raise challenges

Dive Brief: California regulators on Thursday voted to approve a financing order giving Pacific Gas & Electric Co. the official…

California’s dilemma: How to control skyrocketing electric rates while building the grid of the future

California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) President Marybel Batjer says the state will not let skyrocketing electricity rates…

PG&E, Utilities Push To Cut Subsidies For Home Solar Energy Systems

California’s electric grid is supposed to be fossil-free by 2045 and solar is part of the solution. Homeowners with solar panels get…

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Raising Rates for Essential Needs During COVID is Wrong

With lower-income Californians bearing the brunt of the pandemic economically, utilities are still rapidly raising rates for essential heat and light despite the COVID crisis. Constantly raising rates is wrong.

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Beware of Phone Scammers

  by TURN Managing Attorney Christine Mailloux   I was working in my office and I received a call on my Spectrum cable VoIP landline phone line, that I primarily

Keep the Lights ON!  Request to Fu...

TURN, The Redwood Community Action Agency, ACCES, Centro La Familia Advocacy Services, The Central Valley Urban Institute and CARA tell the Governor Utility Debt Relief is urgently needed.    


Electric companies are allowed to shut off power throughout their territories when the weather causes high risk of fires sparked by their equipment.  During a planned power shut off, landline