California Mulls "Win-Win" Incentives For Utilities

Law360, New York (September 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The California Public Utilities Commission will consider a proposal this month aimed at boosting the state's energy efficiency by paying private utilities when they achieve energy saving goals, in a “win-win” plan that could award the companies as much as $323 million and save ratepayers up to $2.4 billion.

Following in line with California's attempt to put a limit on greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles, Commissioner Dian Grueneich and Administrative Law Judge Meg Gottstein have touted their proposed plan as a way to save money for...
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