You have the right to make energy from the sun without interference.

Utility monopolies are threatened by California’s solar progress: don’t let them pull the plug on the future.

We believe you have the right to make energy from the sun on your property without unreasonable interference by the utility. 

The threat to solar

PG&E, So Cal Edison, and San Diego Gas & Electric are lobbying the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to make consumer solar twice as expensive than it is today. This would put solar out of reach for the working and middle class, just when it is taking off.

Utility profit grab will cost consumers $120 billion

The utility profit grab to kill rooftop solar will cost California consumers $120 billion and squander 374,000 clean energy jobs over the next thirty years. That’s the conclusion of a new report by Vibrant Clean Energy, led by energy researcher Dr. Christopher Clack. Rooftop solar and batteries reduce the cost of the electrical grid The report found that by making…

PG&E, SDG&E and SoCal Edison propose to double the cost of consumer solar

Summary On March 15th, California’s three investor-owned utilities submitted a joint proposal intended to pressure the CA Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) into making consumer solar two times more expensive than it is today. The utilities’ proposal would put solar out of reach for most working and middle class people, just when recent studies show they make up nearly 50% of…

PG&E to-do list: Harm the public, scapegoat rooftop solar, repeat

This year, PG&E customers will get hit with a whopping 8% rate increase. That’s over six times the rate of inflation in one year alone. Not including this year’s budget-busting rate spike, PG&E rates have steadily increased 140% since 2000, nearly three times the rate of inflation (52%) over the last twenty years. Link to data The utilities’ favorite scapegoat:…