Category : Utility Rates and Rebate Changes

Power Customers Feel the Pinch at LADWP

Posted 3:01 PM 02/09/2018 Category: Industry News, News, Utility Rates and Rebate Changes LADWP rate increase

Consumer spending continues to power much of the California economy, but not so much when it comes to Los Angeles Department of Water & Power electricity customers. That’s because bill payers there have less to spend following the LA City Council’s controversial 2016 decision to approve a five-year schedule of rate increases. When the cycle…

Escaping the Tyranny of SCE Rate Increases

Posted 9:23 AM 10/27/2017 Category: Industry News, News, Utility Rates and Rebate Changes SCE is raising their rates in 2018

According to figures outlined in a recent general rate case request by Southern California Edison, the utility seeks approval of $2.1 billion – yes, that’s billion – to modernize the grid. The reason: the seismic shift in the market place to distributed energy resources – like rooftop solar.  And guess how the utility plans to…

The RPU Solar Rebate: Going, Going… Gone

Posted 8:18 AM 10/27/2017 Category: Industry News, News, Utility Rates and Rebate Changes RPU solar rebate expires Dec 31 2017

Like a popular singer once sang, “you never know what you’ve got until it’s gone.” That pretty much summarizes the fate of the popular residential solar rebate program offered by Riverside Public Utilities. The rebate program ends on December 29 of this year – but, if you’re planning to apply, the application must be submitted…