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Experts tell California Public Utility Commission to brace for higher electricity rates

California’s push for green energy could be undermined and poorer households could shoulder a disproportionate share of growing…

It’s Not Just Texas. The Energy Meltdown Can Happen to Your State, Too.

Last week, during a historic and catastrophic winter storm that brought snow and ice to Texas, the state’s independent and unregulated…

California’s electricity prices are so high that researchers worry people won’t ditch fossil fuel

California’s electricity prices are growing so high that they threaten the state’s ability to convince enough people to ditch fossil…

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Raising Rates for Essential Needs During COVID is Wrong

PG&E, SDG&E and SoCal Edison are rapidly raising rates for essential heat and light despite the COVID crisis.   With lower-income Californians already bearing the brunt of the pandemic and resultant

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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