On Thursday, City Council is expected to vote on a 3.85-percent increase in CPS Energy rate hike. Here’s why they need to vote no.
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CPS Energy’s Rate Advisory Committee is centering fossil fuel interests, alienating Councilmembers, and just lost its most influential equity voice. What can be done?
Energy costs more when you have less. It’s a fact long accepted in the same punishing way that people accept forced disconnections from power naturally flows from an inability to keep up with the bills.
A review of the legacy of outgoing CPS CEO Paula Gold-Williams reveals how she deftly managed climate action expectations through delay and misdirection. But with critical global deadlines looming, her replacement must make an equitable transition to clean energy their top priority.
For a City struggling to improve public health and reduce climate harms, a growing Loop 1604 comes with serious costs. Greg Harman This week, members of the CPS Energy Board of Trustees voted to pull a search committee together to seek out a replacement for outgoing CPS Energy CEO Paula […]
COVID-19, mass unemployment, as well as a rise of cleaner energy sources all contributed to lower greenhouse gas emissions responsible for overheating the planet and amplifying violent weather around the world. But clearly pandemic is not a climate strategy.
CPS Energy’s massive power plants make it the ‘elephant in the room’ when it comes to climate planning. But climate committee members are resisting putting the utility at the center of discussion.
‘Where the money goes shows us where their priorities are,’ said one reform-minded resident. ‘[City Public Service] is a public utility that has yet to live up to the name.’ Greg Harman Since the totally preventable and deadly disaster that was this February’s freezing blackout, it’s been widely reported that […]