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New Report Finds Higher Energy Costs in San Diego Region Threaten Businesses, Households and Economic Competitiveness

National University System Report Calls for Policymakers to Take a "Pause" on Creating New Energy Policies in Order to Evaluate Costs and Impacts

Alison MacLeod, Californians for Affordable & Reliable Energy, BUSINESS WIRE

Thursday, March 19, 2015

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“Rising energy costs are impacting San Diego from many different angles,” said Erik Bruvold, President of NUSIPR and author of the report. “Businesses must pay higher costs, which discourages investment; schools are diverting their limited resources to accommodate the rapid increase in their energy bills; and families are having to pay more for energy on top of already high housing costs, while real household income levels are flat or declining.”