Energy News for the California Market

Certain California Residents will See Increases in their Utility Bills

By: Marivic Cabural Summers |

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) decided to revise the fee for certain utility customers across the state.

On Thursday, the CPUC said the revised fee called Power Charge Indifference Adjustment (PCIA) will affect Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) and Direct Access customers. These California residents will see increases in […]

2018-10-15T15:55:57-05:00October 15th, 2018|California Market|

Northern California utility says it will turn the lights off when fire risk spikes

By: Dale Kasler |

PG&E has long resisted the idea of shutting off electrified power lines to prevent wildfires, saying the public safety risks of putting communities in the dark was too high.

Until now.

Stung by accusations that its power lines may have sparked last October’s disastrous wine country fires, Pacific Gas and Electric […]

2018-03-27T12:34:03-05:00March 23rd, 2018|California Market|

California Would Require Electricity To Be 100 Percent Renewable By 2045 If This Bill Passes

By: Ezra David Romero |

Electricity in California would all come from sources like wind and solar if a bill in the Assembly becomes law.

Senate Bill 100 starts by boosting the state’s renewable electricity requirement to 60 percent by 2030.

Democratic state Sen. Nancy Skinner says the bill also sets a goal of getting […]

2018-03-08T09:41:49-05:00March 7th, 2018|California Market|