Action Alert: Roll Back the CPUC Attack on Our Communities (February 2019)

Question:  What do the following things have in common? A multi-billion-dollar bailout of PG&E for wildfire damages Monopoly utility leadership that prioritizes shareholder returns over customer and community safety Avoidable higher costs of electricity for all California ratepayers A consistent and pervasive bias against California’s successful, innovative Community Choice energy programs Policies that prop up an outmoded, centralized energy system …

PCIA: Oppose CPUC Undermining of Community Choice

Campaign Status:  Concluded Status/Outcome: CPUC intensifies attack on Community Choice Despite our efforts, on October 11, 2018, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)  issued an Order setting a dramatic increase in the on-going departing load charge levied on Community Choice customers. This Order has already resulted in the cancellation of at least one new Community Choice program.  It poses an …

Oppose AB 813 — CAISO Regional Expansion

Campaign Status:  Concluded Outcome: AB 813 fails to pass the California legislature Due to our efforts and those of over 100 organizations across the state that strongly opposed this bill, AB 813 to privatize governance of the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) failed to pass the state legislature.  There were many reasons why many organizations joined forces to defeat this …