12 07, 2018

Public Utilities Seek to Pass on Wildfire Costs to Ratepayers

By | July 12th, 2018|Categories: Energy|0 Comments

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) is on the hook for billions of dollars in damages resulting from the 2017 wildfires and they are looking for ratepayers to cover the costs. The utility has sponsored a bill, AB 33 (Quirk) that would create a bond structure to pay for the costs of the 2017 fires they [...]

1 02, 2018

Cap and Trade Money for Agriculture

By | February 1st, 2018|Categories: Energy, Laws & Regulations|Tags: |0 Comments

On the heels of his State of State address last week, Governor Brown has released his expenditure plan for revenues generated by the Cap and Trade legislation that was passed and signed into law last year. The Governor has left no room for doubt that combating climate change and implementing programs that “make our neighborhoods [...]

29 06, 2017

Energy Update from the Agricultural Energy Consumers Association (AECA)

By | June 29th, 2017|Categories: Energy|0 Comments

SoCalGas Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) recently warned state energy agencies that it has serious concerns about its ability to meet customer needs this summer due to depleted inventories at its gas storage fields and the continuing moratorium on injections at Aliso Canyon. The utility was asked to use a very specific set of assumptions [...]

19 08, 2016

“Power” Politics Update

By | August 19th, 2016|Categories: Energy|Tags: |0 Comments

Energy issues are not often reported on in the Market Memo yet is a subject that CCM does engage in from time to time.  Proposals to raise rates, reallocate revenues, and legislation reinforcing or enhancing existing law is the concern of the collective agricultural industry, united under the banner of the Agricultural Energy Consumers Association [...]