Please call Gov Newsom and tell him to take a stand against penalizing people for having solar
Option 1: Complete the form and press “Call Me”. We will call you and connect you directly to Gov. Newsom’s office (we will call you from a 202 area code).
Option 2: Directly dial the Governor’s office at 916-445-2841.
What to expect: You can either leave a message (quicker) or speak to a live person. Either is great. Please note: his office is open between 9 and 5 Monday through Friday. Also, his phone lines are finicky because so many people are calling. Please be as persistent as you can.
Here is a sample script you can use. Personalize this as much as you’d like:
“My name is ___ and I live in ____. I am against the proposed Solar Penalty Fee and I’m against slashing the value of rooftop solar 80%! Nobody should pay a penalty for putting solar panels on their roof and California should be doing more, not less, to promote rooftop solar. Please show us you are serious about rate hikes, blackouts and air pollution. Say no to the utilities’ profit grab, and yes to helping millions of working and middle class people get solar.“