BB&K In the News Jul 16, 2015

Power Costs for San Diego Public Schools Under Investigation

Representing a Coalition of School Districts Fighting a Possible Power Rate Hike, BB&K Attorney Josh Nelson Was Interviewed by the San Diego Union-Tribune

As electricity costs rise for public schools in San Diego County, a coalition of districts are fighting an application by San Diego Gas & Electric to the California Public Utilities Commission to hike the rates even more. Best Best & Krieger attorney Josh Nelson, representing the districts, was interviewed recently by The San Diego Union-Tribune:

“The school districts have hired Best Best & Krieger, a high-powered law firm specializing in energy issues, to help make their case to the CPUC.

“They are urging the commission to reject or modify SDG&E’s application to further raise rates by a combined 25.93 percent over a three-year period from 2016 to 2018, according to Josh Nelson, an attorney with the firm.

“’That’s a significant rate increase,’ Nelson said. ‘We want to make sure that schools are protected from rate increases and that they don’t share a disproportionate share.’”

To read the entire article, originally published July 11, 2015 in the Union-Tribune, click here.

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