Utility Watchdog in San Diego

A Quick Look at CPUC Approved New Electric Rate Structure

Last summer, the California Public Utilities Commission approved a new electric rate structure that's being phased in through 2020. Here's a quick look at what to expect.
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September July        

Consolidation from 4 tiers to 3 tiers

Minimum monthly bill

CARE adjustment from 41% to 40%

Consolidation from 3 tiers to 2 tiers

Baseline changes

CARE adjustment from 40% to 39%

Super User Electric surcharge

CARE adjustment from 39% to 38%
CARE adjustment from 38% to 37%

Time-of-use rates

CARE adjustment from 37% to 36%

CARE adjustment from 36% to 35%

For more information, go to sdge.com/RateReform