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Tweet Follow me Stephanie Wang: CA can lead on climate change, housing equitySanta Cruz SentinelIt would require the California Public Utilities Commission to allocate up to $50 million a year from cap-and-trade revenue to support two initiatives: funding to help spur the market for clean water and space heating equipment and incentives to deploy … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me Los Angeles TimesThe utility has filed an appeal with the state’s 4th Appellate District in San Diego, calling on the court to review a decision by the California Public Utilities Commission that rejected SDG&E’s request last November. The commission also denied the … …read more Source:: CPUC...

Tweet Follow me San Francisco ChronicleIn fact, the state Public Utilities Commission has estimated that California will probably meet its goal of producing 50 percent of electricity from renewable resources well ahead of the 2030 deadline. California and New York state have emerged as …Renewable Energy Update – August 2018 #3JD...

Tweet Follow me The San Diego Union-TribuneThe utility has filed an appeal with the state’s Fourth Appellate District in San Diego, calling on the court to review a decision by the California Public Utilities Commission that rejected SDG&E’s request last November. The commission also denied the … and more …read...

Tweet Follow me Santa Barbara IndependentIn the name of climate change, Governor Jerry Brown has asked California’s Legislature to give electric utilities a pass on the strict liability they face when their equipment causes a fire. Fighting against what some call a bailout for electricity … …read more Source:: CPUC...

Tweet Follow me We shouldn’t pay for PG&E’s mistakesSan Francisco ChronicleAfter Burlingame residents filed more than 250 complaint letters with the California Public Utilities Commission, PG&E upgraded our city’s power lines and ended recurring power failures, some of which used to last for days. Then, after a PG&E gas line … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me Powering California’s future: What role does natural gas play as we move toward nearly GHG-free electricity?Utility DiveCalifornia’s first glimpse of the power supply of the future arrived on August 1, when the 44 load-serving entities under the California Public Utilities Commission’s jurisdiction filed their first-ever long-range plans optimized for greenhouse gas … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me The Mercury NewsRaising utility rates is typically a thoroughly vetted, public process regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission. In past years, customers could at least take comfort that their due process rights were safeguarded by a highly transparent … and more …read more Source:: CPUC News...

Tweet Follow me San Francisco ExaminerBrown has appointed former executives, attorneys, and investors for fossil fuel energy companies like PG&E and Chevron to his administration —and to agencies like the California Public Utilities Commission and the California Energy Commission. …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me Robert Perry: Multistate Energy Grid Not the Best Path to Fight Climate ChangeNoozhawkThe World Business Academy agrees with San Diego 350, former California Public Utilities Commission president Loretta Lynch, the Sierra Club, Clean Coalition and others that such an arrangement would slow California’s progress toward clean energy … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me The San Diego Union-TribuneLast November, San Diego Gas & Electric sought to recover $379 million from ratepayers for costs associated to the 2007 fires but the California Public Utilities Commission rejected the request. “You have a situation where the utility, who is providing … …read more Source::...

Tweet Follow me Eureka Times StandardThe California Public Utilities Commission stated in a resolution last week the project will benefit ongoing fiber projects by the Karuk and Yurok tribes in underserved areas like Weitchpec and Orleans, which are already at risk of service … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me San Francisco Chronicle… by nearly a third when compared with traditional utility financing methods, while allowing for prompt resolution of damage claims. To be clear, this bill is not a free pass for utilities. It provides for the California Public Utilities Commission …Senator aims to hold PG&E accountable...

Tweet Follow me Monterey County Weekly (blog)13 with a proposed decision from a panel of three administrative law judges at the California Public Utilities Commission. In their proposed decision, judges Robert Haga, Gary Weatherford and Darcie Houck lay out why they believe Cal Am should be able … …read more Source:: CPUC...

Tweet Follow me Exit fee: Deciding the fate of California’s utilities and customer choice movementUtility DiveThe California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is determining how ratepayers should compensate utilities for procured generation if they move to customer choice organizations. The latest development came on Aug. 2, when the CPUC issued a proposed … …read more Source:: CPUC News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me VVdailypress.comThey believe the doctrine entitles them to recoup some of the expenses by raising rates, but California’s Public Utility Commission has balked. Although the utilities’ efforts to offload some of their liability for fire damage is understandable …California Wildfire Liability Plan Faces SkepticsRTO...

Tweet Follow me San Mateo Daily JournalAimed at affirming the California Public Utilities Commission’s authority to weigh whether a utility acted reasonably before allowing it to cover its costs by raising rates, Hill’s Senate Bill 819 seeks to incentivize utilities to act responsibly and …California Wildfire Liability Plan...

Tweet Follow me Wall Street JournalThe California Public Utilities Commission is set to revisit this regressive policy in 2019—before the solar mandate takes effect. If the subsidies are removed, solar adopters would be in the red. This is why the electricity generated by the solar … and more …read more Source:: CPUC News...

Tweet Follow me RTO Insider“I don’t know if you noticed, but there’s smoke in the air,” State Assemblywoman Eloise Gomez Reyes told James Ralph, chief of policy and legal affairs for the California Public Utilities Commission. Ralph presented the governor’s plan on behalf of his …Close to Home: A changing climate...

Tweet Follow me Santa Rosa Press DemocratTo be clear, this bill doesn’t offer a free pass for utilities. It provides for the California Public Utilities Commission to review and reject any costs that aren’t deemed reasonable. There’s also the question of how liability should be assessed for …Battle centers on utilities‘...