PG&E prices could rise if California wildfires continue

By Lyanne Melendez : abc7news – excerpt (incudes video)

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — A report requested by Governor Newsom suggests that at some point PG&E customers will be stuck paying higher rates if California wildfires continue to ravage the state.

PG&E faces an estimated $30 billion in potential liabilities related to the 2017 and 2018 Northern California wildfires…

Many customers say sticking them with a hike doesn’t feel right given the mistakes made by PG&E.

“It’s already difficult to afford the astronomical rents and the cost of parking and the overall expenses of living in the city and the Bay Area,” expressed Alicia Biersteker, an Emeryville resident…(more)

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