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50%? 36%? 18%? PG&E Wants to Hike Electricity and Gas Rates. But There’s Confusion Over How High.

50%? 36%? 18%? PG&E Wants to Hike Electricity and Gas Rates. But There’s Confusion Over How High.

Source: GV Wire  |  By Nancy Price THE PAIN IS REAL. Pacific Gas and Electric is seeking an increase in electricity and gas rates from the California Public Utilities Commission, a request that has produced a growing storm of critical voices from consumers whose...

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Tales From the Dark: Why My Power Is Still Out 10 Days After a Storm — and Counting

Tales From the Dark: Why My Power Is Still Out 10 Days After a Storm — and Counting

Source: KQED  |  By Farida Jhabvala Romero I never paid much attention to my house’s electrical panel, until a huge blue spruce next door crashed down on our driveway and adjacent power lines, ripping my panel off the wall during a storm on January 4. Immediately,...

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Mass storm outages bring misery across California, exposing power grid’s vulnerabilities

Mass storm outages bring misery across California, exposing power grid’s vulnerabilities

Source: Los Angeles Times  |  By Grace Toohey David Higares was on his fourth day without power in his Morada home in San Joaquin County when he woke up to indoor temperatures barely above 50 degrees. His lights had flickered twice since his neighborhood outside...

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