by David Castellon, The Business Journal
In the Fresno area, more than 750 manufacturing businesses use the bulk of electricity directed here by Pacific Gas & Electric, but the cost of that energy is among the most expensive in California, said Mike Betts, president and CEO of the Betts Co., a south Fresno manufacturer of industrial springs and truck accessories.
In fact, he noted that manufacturers here pay up to 40% percent more than manufacturers in coastal California.
“We’re also paying three to five times more for energy than other states, like Texas and Oklahoma. Manufacturing pays the bulk of the cost for the energy,” Betts said to the small audience attending the Fresno Community Choice Energy Business Forum June 5 at the Central Valley Community Foundation headquarters in Fresno.
Read more: https://thebusinessjournal.com/does-fresno-need-to-make-an-energy-choice/?utm_source=Daily+Update&utm_campaign=c8ca8b46dd-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_06_25_09_49&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fb834d017b-c8ca8b46dd-79043105&mc_cid=c8ca8b46dd&mc_eid=254835c42d