Income-Based Electric Bills: The Newest Utility Fight in California

May 2023

Canary Media

Meredith Fowlie, Energy Institute Faculty Director explains in Canary Media, the high California utilities per kilowatt-hour prices and the incorporation of an income-based electricity rate.

Although I don’t love the idea of sending more money to PG&E every month, I see this bill increase as a feature, not a bug, of a reform that aims to recover power system costs more efficiently and more equitably,” she wrote.”