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PG&E to offer climate credit to customers to help reduce April bills

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Posted at 6:41 AM, Apr 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-02 09:42:28-04

In an effort to help Californians strapped for cash in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, utility company Pacific Gas & Electric has announced it will be lending a helping hand.

On Thursday, PG&E announced customers "will receive the California Climate Credit on their bills during the April billing cycle."

According to PG&E, customers who receive both natural gas and electric service will get a credit totaling $62.91. Customers who only get natural gas services will get a credit of $27.18. Customers who only get electric services will get a credit for $35.73.

In a press release, PG&E senior vice president and chief customer officer Laurie Giammona said, "During the COVID-19 public health crisis, we know that many of our customers may face uncertainty and financial instability due to school and childcare closures, job loss and other economic impacts. We want customers to be aware that the semi-annual California Climate Credit will help reduce their energy costs this month."