Utility consumer advocates have secured influential roles on California government bodies, potentially helping the state buck years of policies that activists have criticized as too friendly to the energy industry.
Former Bakersfield senator was mentioned as a possible CPUC appointment, but not chosen by Governor Brown.
Commission President Michael Peevey complimented former TURN attorney Michel Florio: “I have known Commissioner
Mark Toney tells reporters, “Nancy Ryan is an extremely talented energy professional”
Gov. Jerry Brown made his first staffing choice Friday on the California Public Utilities Commission, a regulatory body