Industry News & Updates
Everyone should be aware that SDG&E is once again raising rates. The UT reported in early May that the rates were going up by an historical 11%. That was average for all rates across all industries. Residential got hit particularly hard, to the tune of 13.45% on average.
What is really interesting is the way the increase is broken down. Tiers one and two really haven’t changed. Those of you using less than 450 kWh/month will not be affected, keep up the great energy conservation efforts! Those of you using more than 450 kWh/month the news isn’t so great. Tiers three and four went up by an average of 22%! Tier three was $0.26 and tier four was $0.29 ; now they are $0.34 and $0.36 respectively. Bottom line is that if you are currently using a lot of energy in tiers three and four then your electric bill will increase significantly beginning on September 1, 2013.
Home Energy Systems is a solar electric company. We can design a solar system that will take you out of the top tiers and avoid this rate hike altogether. With solar prices still the lowest they have been in years now is a great time to avoid the rate hike and go solar today. Contact us for more details.
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