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TURN  —The Utility Reform Network— is a nonprofit California grassroots consumer advocacy organization with an emphasis on justice for the poor and fairness for all rate-payers, winning uphill battles with the state Public Utilities Commission and with electricity, natural gas and phone companies for forty years.

TURN has grown to become the largest and most successful utility consumer advocacy organization in the state, racking up billions of dollars in savings for California consumers.
Go to http://www.turn.org/ for current utility issue information, actions in process, TURN in the media, consumer tools (e.g., low income assistance, complaint filing, utilities usage advisory and tips), annual report, jobs at TURN, email update sign-up, 40th Anniversary event details, and useful material personally and technically, and locally as well as at state level. As a member since the beginning, I encourage all California kogs to take good advantage of what's offered, share with less fortunate friends and neighbors, and consider getting involved.

Tue Oct 01, 2013 at  3:17 PM PT: Among the Fall 2013 (September) email update links:

     Consumer Advisory response to, "How do I figure out whether or not solar power makes sense for me? Is it better to purchase the panels or to rent them?"  http://turn.org/....

     "AARP and TURN Unite to Fight PG&E" http://www.turn.org/....


Originally posted to mettle fatigue on Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 08:57 PM PDT.

Also republished by Kitchen Table Kibitzing, SFKossacks, San Diego Kossacks, and Central Valley Kossacks.

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