Doubts are being raised about the likelihood of the success of San Francisco’s ambitious CleanPowerSF just months before its planned launch.
The worry is that the rates customers of the public power program would have to pay are too high compared to those offered by PG&E. And some advocates are disappointed that the proposed 100 percent renewable energy program does not include a more aggressive expansion of local renewable energy projects, which would create jobs and bring down rates.
After years of planning, a proposed term sheet for San Francisco's ambitious Clean Power SF program is ready for approval.
But the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission refused to approve the term sheet on Tuesday and send it to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Read More