If You Live in California, Your Power Bill Will Soon Depend on Your Income

June 2023

The Washington Post

Meredith Fowlie, Energy Institute Faculty Director clarifies in The Washington Post, the establishment of fixed electricity charges based on income.

“’A flat fixed charge is still pretty regressive,’ said Meredith Fowlie, a professor of economics at UC Berkeley who helped write the initial proposal. ‘If you can mimic an income tax, it’s less regressive.’”

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