This month my home SDG&E electricity bill added a third price category — a “high usage charge.” See below.
Actually I have no problem with such tiered pricing, but the high cost for EACH tier is breathtaking when compared with most other states. Compare my SDG&E (and California) rates with the latest (November, 2017) numbers from the U.S. Energy Administration (EIA) provided below.
MY SDG&E BILL — JANUARY, 2018
Tier 1 — 0-374 kWh Tier 2 — 375-1152 kWh Tier 3 — 1153 and up 23 cents 40 cents 47 cents(!)
My total usage (with a solar array): 396 kWh
Here are the EIA November, 2017 numbers, with comparisons of CA with the nation — and with Texas. Note that my… Read More