Tuesday, November 10, 2009
A few weeks ago, we told you about the widespread public anger over PG&E's Smartmeter program. Then we told you about PG&E stepping up to bail out the solar industry by agreeing to an Arnold-brokered deal to increase the amount of power taken through net-metering to 3.5%.
Well PG&E is back in the news for its Smartmeter program-- this time as the defendant in a class action lawsuit brought by a Bakersfield man who saw his bill double.
The company is fighting the suit. Details are in David Baker's write-up in the San Francisco Chrnicle:
PG&E sued over Smartmeters, soaring bills [San Francisco Chronicle]