PG&E http://kvpr.org en Electric Bill Increase or Fairer California Power Rates? http://kvpr.org/post/electric-bill-increase-or-fairer-california-power-rates <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Legislation that could add a flat fee of up to 10 dollars a month on some California electric bills is up for a key committee vote Friday.&nbsp; As Ben Adler reports from Sacramento, the measure has support from utilities and consumer groups – but it’s sparking pushback from environmental advocates.</span></p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 00:38:47 +0000 Ben Adler - Capital Public Radio 20812 at http://kvpr.org Electric Bill Increase or Fairer California Power Rates? Investigation Launched Into Bakersfield Demolition Accident http://kvpr.org/post/investigation-launched-bakersfield-demolition-accident <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State officials have launched an investigation into a demolition accident at a former PG&amp;E power plant in Bakersfield which injured several bystanders on Saturday.</span></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 01:06:25 +0000 Ezra David Romero 19523 at http://kvpr.org Investigation Launched Into Bakersfield Demolition Accident Californians Helping East Coast Recover from Sandy http://kvpr.org/post/californians-helping-east-coast-recover-sandy <p></p><div><p>Hundreds of California first responders and utility crews are on the East Coast helping in the recovery efforts after Superstorm Sandy.&nbsp;</p></div><p>More than four million people on the east coast are still without power. But utility crews from PG&amp;E, Southern California Edison, and San Diego Gas and Electric are helping in the restoration efforts. Tim Bedford is Incident Commander with PG&amp;E. He and 162 workers are helping restore power in Flushing New York. Bedford says it may take longer than the original two weeks they anticipated.</p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 20:25:33 +0000 Joe Moore 6318 at http://kvpr.org