California regulators on Thursday approved allowing utilities to cut off electricity to possibly hundreds of thousands of customers to avoid catastrophic wildfires like the one sparked by power lines last
Devastating wildfires have brought California’s utilities and policymakers face to face with a hard choice, illustrated last fall by the experience of Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), the state’s biggest
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.