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How Much Was Your December PG&E Bill?

Dry cold December weather probably had you turning up the heat. And now you've got to pay for it.

A cold December means consumers are paying the price in January.
A cold December means consumers are paying the price in January.
Novato Patch readers started an interesting discussion on our Boards, lamenting their December gas and electric bills.

With the cold snap early in the month breaking records all over the place, you were probably cranking up the heat much more than usual.

And with a record number of Spare the Air Days (11 consecutive no-burn days around Christmas), one reader pointed out that he wasn't able to use his fireplace insert, adding to his increased heating costs.

Tell us what your December PG&E bill was. Did you feel some shock?

If you have trouble paying your bill, visit PG&E for more information. They offer plans to help customers spread out their payments and make their homes more energy efficient.
Susan Clark January 13, 2014 at 03:35 AM
I live in a 3200 sq ft home which is fully insulated and all my appliance are energy efficient and Just became an empty nester this last fall. My November bill was $285. and my December bill was $769. Maybe it's because I do not have a smart meter? do any of you who commented here still have the old meter?
S.Y.S. January 13, 2014 at 10:57 AM
Yes, I have smart meter installed outside the house, and our house only 1700sq ft. our energy bill never gone under $200, and haven't go over $500 yet!
Rick Voorhees January 13, 2014 at 12:33 PM
I would love to see how much PG& E raked in for December...My bill was 72.00 more than what it should have been.
RJM January 13, 2014 at 05:00 PM
Look at your water bill , shouldn't that have gone down?
Bobbie Henry January 18, 2014 at 04:28 PM
Our bill was approx. $200 for November and $426 for December which was double same time last year. We keep our heat at 58 at night & turn it up to 62 in the morning when we get up & off in the afternoon. We do have the Smart Meter!

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