Electric Rate Redesignation Update

Electric Rate Redesignation Update

PG&E Baseline Rate Regions A request by the Valley Women’s Club and I to have the California Public Utilities Commission change the PG&E baseline designation for the San Lorenzo Valley has been delayed until June. The proposal is to reduce the cost of electricity and reduce air pollution from woodstove smoke. Currently, due to the [...]

Hero Program in Santa Cruz County

Hero Program in Santa Cruz County

In 2014, the Board of Supervisors approved the Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) Program which offers Santa Cruz residents affordable energy efficient and water saving upgrades to their homes, with financing available through property tax bills. In Santa Cruz County, 111 applications have been submitted and, of those, 91 have been approved with $711,000 of [...]