PG&E collects payment for RCEA electric service
In recognition of financial hardships some customers may be facing, and consistent with PG&E’s suspension of power disconnections for not-payment, RCEA will not take action on late payment for electricity services during the current COVID-19 crisis.
If you live in Humboldt County, your electricity generation service was automatically transitioned to RCEA’s Community Choice Energy program in May 2017.
PG&E is continuing to maintain the poles and lines, to remedy power outages, and to send you a single consolidated bill. So the only difference you’ll notice might be a slight decrease in your electricity bill.
You have the power to choose with RCEA’s Community Choice Energy program:
- Stay with our default electricity service called REpower, which costs slightly less than PG&E and contains a slightly higher percentage of renewable energy.
- Opt up to our premium service called REpower+, which is 100% renewable energy and costs just $0.01 more per kWh.
- Opt out of the program and remain a “bundled customer” of PG&E.
The choice is yours. There’s absolutely no fee to opt up, or to opt out.
If you’re currently enrolled in any of PG&E’s various discount programs, such as CARE, FERA, or Medical Baseline programs, your coverage will continue under Community Choice Energy. You won’t have to do a thing.
If you have a solar system on your home and are currently a Net Energy Metering customer with PG&E, you’ll continue in RCEA’s Net Energy Metering program. We will credit or pay you at favorable rates for any surplus electricity you produce.
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