Utilities Trying to Kill Small Solar Farms New proposed submetering decision by CPUC on behalf of utility giants would gut solar incentives for property owners

Posted by - September 15, 2023

The Solar Rights Alliance is sounding the alarm bells that a new  proposed decision by the powerful California Public Utilities Commission will hurt farmers and property owners by making it nearly impossible for them to recover the cost of larger solar systems that they directly sub-meter to sub-tenants. Dave Rosenfeld, the executive director Solar Rights Alliance, said the

California Utilities Use Ratepayer Money to Stop Climate Solutions SacBee expose reveals SoCalGas illegally spent at least $36 million to fight state climate policies

Posted by - August 25, 2023

An explosive new investigative report by Joe Rubin and Ari Plachta in the Sacramento Bee revealed that utility companies have regularly used ratepayer funds to block climate solutions like electrification. If true, this would be illegal and constitute fraud. SoCalGas claims that its lobbying activities are paid out of profits, but in a brief by the