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PG&E Hikes Rates


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A hard hat sits on the ground at a Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) work site in San Francisco.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
A hard hat sits on the ground at a Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) work site in San Francisco.

A typical PG&E bill will increase by $7.50 a month, now that state regulators have approved the company's plan to collect extra revenue for improving its gas pipelines and electrical grids. But with further pending rate increases in the works, consumer advocates worry about affordability for low-income Californians.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Jonathan Marshall, spokesperson for PG&E
  • Mark Toney, executive director of TURN: The Utility Reform Network

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