Archive: 2011 Energy

PG&E Double Dipping on ClimateSmart Program

California Watch, part of the Center for Investigative Reporting, has been looking at the Climate Smart program and found customers may not be getting what they paid for. PG&E’s Climate

Consumers Agree: No Edison Rate Hikes

So Cal Edison may increase its electricity rates starting in 2012, but the CPUC wants to know what residents and business owners think about a possible fee increase. Southern California

Smart Homeowner, Dumb PG&E

A SmartMeter or your power—that was the ultimatum one man faced when he told the installer he didn’t want one. OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO)—A SmartMeter or your power — that was

Report Confirms PG&E and CPUC Failures

PG&E and state regulators were more focused on “checking boxes” than on actually analyzing the safety of their system and learning from problems and mistakes, according to an independent review

Obama Picks John Bryson to be Next Commerce Secretary

Do richly retired utility executives make good commerce secretaries? By nominating former Edison International executive John E. Bryson to be his next Commerce secretary, President Obama continued his outreach to