Electricity

SCE’S NEW RATES EFFECTIVE MARCH 1ST, 2019 – OPT-OUT BEFORE THIS SUMMER!!!

The CPUC sets rates every three years in a public process, which includes public participation hearings held throughout SCE’s 50,000-square-mile service area. SCE files thousands of pages of documents to detail why the funding is needed and responds to requests from the commission’s public interest arm, the Office of Ratepayer Advocates, and other public interest groups.

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Smart Meters could be overbilling you by a whopping 582%

Most people understand that utility bills are a necessary evil if they want to live in the modern world – even if utility bills eat up a large portion of monthly income. That said, few are willing to pay more than they should be paying, and yet, according to a stunning new report, some people are paying more than they should. A lot more.

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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Associations: Who Pays the Electricity Bill?

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Associations:  Who Pays the Electric Bill?   With nearly 100,000 plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) in California alone, which is 40 percent of the national PEV market, more and more associations are or will be receiving requests from homeowners for charging stations on the property.   So why should community associations pay […]

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SMART METERS: Are They Really That Smart For You?

In the last several years, smart meters for electricity have been installed to replace the old dial-type electric meters. Touted as the latest and greatest in technology, with customers allowed to access their actual electric consumption on a real-time basis, are they really helping you or are they really helping the utility companies? In our […]

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LOS ANGELES D.W.P. BILLING PROBLEMS….

A RECAP OF 2013 AND 2014   The History Late in 2013, LADWP implemented a new customer billing system that replaced its 40-year old customer billing system. What happened next is, as they say, history…   There were so many billing errors, delayed bills, estimated bills, poor customer service and overall confusion for both customers […]

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Electric Bill Too High? Find a Lower Rate!

Electric Bill Too High? Find a Lower Rate!   You can help your association’s residents reduce their rates — just point them to their utility’s website.   You can help your association’s residents reduce their electricity rate and bill — simply by referring them to the utility company’s website! Nearly every electric utility company has […]

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