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PG&E California EV2-A Daylight Savings Time

PG&E California EV2-A Daylight Savings Time

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?

TeslaTap.com | 23/10/2019

Good question. I wish I knew. It was always an annoyance that the time was not synced to DST for 2-3 weeks.

I can't believe it would cost $38 million. Must have some really bad programmers. It seems like at most a few hours of programming to code and test as time-of-service billing is not done at the meters.