CPUC Cites Energy Costs To Defend New Community Solar Program Rules

June 6, 2024
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) leaders are emphasizing the need to control soaring power costs in defending new rules for the agency’s community solar program, in response to heavy criticism from some state Democratic lawmakers, environmentalists and the solar industry that the rules will restrict program expansion. “We need to be very focused on [putting] downward pressure on bills at this moment because we’re in the midst of an affordability crisis in electricity bills,” said CPUC President Alice Reynolds during...

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