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.

β€œ’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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