You Are Browsing ‘CPUC’ Category

Tweet Press-EnterpriseA decision to cut power – on purpose – to thousands of residents in Riverside County mountain communities for about 33 hours last week is an example of how far Southern California utilities are willing to go to prevent arcing power lines from sparking … and more …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet California feed-in tariff not compliant with PURPA, federal court rulesUtility DiveA federal district court has concluded two aspects of California’s Renewable Market-Adjusting Tariff are in conflict with the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act and federal regulation because it is not based on avoided cost and includes a statewide … and more …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet NBC Southern CaliforniaA legal challenge involving the costs of shutting down the San Onofre nuclear power plant has us been dealt a setback. Ratepayers in San Diego and Los Angeles could wind up stuck with the lion’s share. A statement released by the California Public … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet The San Diego Union-TribuneHigh winds can sometimes cause power lines to fall, sparking fires. Cal Fire and the California Public Utilities Commission traced numerous 2007 fires to downed utility wires. Another blaze erupted when a Cox Communications wire lashed an SDG&E power …SoCal Edison Loses $3.3 Billion in Market Value as Massive...

Tweet NBC 7 San DiegoA legal challenge involving the costs of shutting down the San Onofre nuclear power plant has us been dealt a setback. Ratepayers in San Diego and Los Angeles could wind up stuck with the lion’s share. A statement released by the California Public … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet San Diego ReaderTo blame is “regulatory capture,” by which the utilities run the regulator, not the other way around, say Aguirre and Severson. #The letter cites how the disgraced Michael Peevey, former head of the CPUC, “rigged a secret deal” to make ratepayers pay … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google...

Tweet Utilities charge us for fires? Not so fast, SDG&EOCRegisterIn what may be a win for consumers, the California Public Utilities Commission ruled 5-0 last month that San Diego Gas & Electric Co. may not charge ratepayers for $379 million in uninsured costs related to wildfires in 2007. The case stems from the … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet Greentech MediaSouthern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric have collectively contracted for hundreds of megawatts of solar,storage demand response and efficiency as part of their plans to replace the San Onofre nuclear power plant. SCE recently announced … and more …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet New law dims county’s fiber optic dreamsPoint Reyes LightBolinas made the California Public Utilities Commission’s short list as an area with “the best ‘bang for the buck’ for deploying broadband internet infrastructure to more California households,” according to a white paper released in March. Nearly 700 … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet East County MagazineDecember 6, 2017 (San Diego’s East County) – Tonight SDG&E has shut off power due many areas across East County and North County due to “an extreme weather event with high winds and dry conditions,” according to SDG&E’s website, which warns, “Current … and more …read more Source::...

Tweet KTLAIn a major decision last week, California’s Public Utilities Commission ruled that a San Diego utility was responsible for a 2007 fire. The utility had to pay nearly $400 million in damages and was forbidden from passing those charges onto customers … and more …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet This California utility has lost more than $3.3 billion in market value from wildfiresKITV HonoluluIn a major decision last week, California’s Public Utilities Commission ruled that a San Diego utility was responsible for a 2007 fire. The utility had to pay nearly $400 million in damages and was forbidden from passing those charges onto customers … and more …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet Editorial, Dec. 6, 2017: Disasters: Utilities should stop saddling ratepayers with negligence costsSanta Cruz SentinelCalifornia utility companies continue to act as if ratepayers should bail them out when their irresponsible practices contribute to disasters and even loss of life. The latest example is the attempts to saddle ratepayers with costs associated with … and more …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet San Francisco ExaminerGirls have also admitted to using ride-hail services because they can avoid getting harassed by random men on public transit. These services feel more fun and safer to passengers. After the California Public Utilities Commission, the agency charged … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet Bill Hood: Cal Am and public water: Navigating the CPUCMonterey County HeraldAny GPS tells all Peninsula drivers that the road to public water goes straight through the California Public Utilities Commission. In fact, a comparison could be made between the innocent wildebeast who is attacked and killed for sustenance by a lion … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet The Mercury News… the California Public Utilities Commission denied a request from San Diego Gas and Electric to charge ratepayers $379 million for damage caused in 2007 by three major wildfires in the San Diego area. The decision was encouraging, but the … and more …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet Enel Signs 85 MW of Capacity Storage Agreements in US With Pacific Gas and ElectricGlobeNewswire (press release)These awards are the result of an open competitive solicitation process run by the utility to procure 580 MW of energy storage capacity by 2020, while contributing to the 2013 California Public Utility Commission state goal of adding 1.3 GW of energy … and more …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet RTO InsiderUtilities are at the epicenter of public battles between the California Public Utilities Commission and its critics over wildfires, public safety and ethics that have major financial implications for companies and ratepayers. Those controversies … and more …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet NBC Bay AreaThe California Public Utilities Commission has secretly used millions in tax dollars to thwart a now stalled corruption probe into the agency, three public officials wrote in a strongly-worded letter sent Friday to the state’s Attorney General. “We now … and more …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet NBC Bay AreaThe California Public Utilities Commission has secretly used millions in tax dollars to thwart a now stalled corruption probe into the agency, three public officials wrote in a strongly-worded letter sent Friday to the state’s Attorney General. “We now … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...