electricity pricing

California Rolls Out Default Time-Of-Use Rates

Originally published on RMI Outlet. By Laurie Guevara-​Stone California’s three largest investor-owned utilities will soon go through a major electricity rate reform. Currently the state uses a four-tier inclining block rate in which heavy electricity users push into the upper tiers where they pay quite a bit more for those … [continued]

IEA Details Post-Lima Energy Decarbonization Routes

With a new report on energy decarbonization, the International Energy Agency has just made a major contribution toward implementing the greenhouse gas reduction agreements outlined at the recent UN climate negotiations in Lima (COP20). The agency, an autonomous organization, was founded after the 1970s oil crisis—a fossil fuel disaster many of us … [continued]