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Electricity 'sippers' could pay more with upcoming rate changes

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The California Public Utilities Commission is getting close to releasing changes to electricity rates, a reform effort spawned by concerns about fairness in tiered pricing put in place after the 2001 energy crisis.

But utilities, ratepayer advocates, and environmental groups don’t exactly agree about what’s fair.

Southern California Public Radio's Molly Peterson joins Take Two to break down what will change and what this means at bill time.