“Most of the debate surrounding community choice over the past few years has centered on the exit fees. And Thursday’s vote could be the biggest flash point yet in that debate. Thursday’s decision may have less of an impact in Southern California than in Northern California. Southern California Edison predicts that under its preferred proposal, the exit fee would average 1.98 cents per kilowatt-hour for residential customers in 2019, compared to 1.63 cents per kilowatt-hour under the plan favored by community choice advocates. For an average residential customer in the Coachella Valley, that translates to a $5 monthly difference over the summer and a $2 monthly difference in the winter.”
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