Last-minute legislation that would transform CAISO into a new regional system operator appeared to stall in the California State Senate yesterday after being kicked back to the Rules Committee.
Gov. Jerry Brown’s two most recent nominees to a powerful commission that regulates natural gas and other utilities are before lawmakers Wednesday for confirmation hearings.
Commissioners Clifford Rechtschaffen and Martha
As advanced metering proliferates across the residential sector, utilities are increasingly turning to time of use rates (TOU) to more accurately price electricity. Rates that send more efficient price signals,