Submitted by DonS on October 22, 2019
Ever since 2007 when daylight savings time was extended to cover a few more weeks in the spring and fall, PG&E's TOU rates, like EV-A and EV-B had shifted hours for those weeks. It seems that the meters had the old dates for daylight savings time encoded in their software, and the utility said it would cost $38 million to update the meters, so the utility commission gave them approval to leave it. The new EV2-A rate does not include that provision for a shifted schedule for those weeks. Does anyone have insight how PG&E was able to get the meters to match official daylight savings time now, but they couldn't before?