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Fiscal Pain For PGE Customers This Winter

PG and E customers should brace themselves for even bigger bills this year, after some said their January bills were the highest they’d ever seen. Utility spokesperson Brandi Ehlers-Merlo says electricity and gas rates are up an average 21% from a year ago, including a 13% increase in gas rates that was approved in August but are being felt most during the winter…

click to listen to Brandi Ehlers-Merlo

The State Public Utilities Commission has approved three rate increases in the last year or so. Merlo says the information has been included with the monthly statements. She says there are on-line tools available to avoid future surprises…

click to listen to Brandi Ehlers-Merlo

Meanwhile, Merlo says more rate hikes are proposed through 2019, with information available on their website, under “rate changes”.

1 Comment

February 8, 2017


how is this painful for PGE are rates hick covers all of the loss. We should not have to pay for their mistakes

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