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State PUC Chief Works Dinner for Lobbyist

CPUC President Peevey is too cozy with the companies he regulates One of the first things the head of the California Public Utilities Commission did upon returning from his recent

We Did It!

We Did It! On June 8, we beat the $46 million PG&E Prop 16 Goliath by working together and refusing to give up! It restores my faith in the electorate

PG&E Workers Say Safety Warnings Ignored

Whistleblowers allege PG&E gave safety short shrift PG&E repeatedly ignored safety concerns raised by its employees in the years before the deadly San Bruno explosion, and the workers were sometimes

Battered PG&E Names Outsider as New CEO

Searching to regain the public’s trust after a series of blunders, PG&E on Monday named an outsider for the first time in its history as its new CEO—a Midwest energy

Smart Grid Should Not Be Cash Cow

Investor-owned utilities’ smart grid deployment proposals for California need to reflect potential costs and benefits to ratepayers, two consumer advocacy groups told the state’s Public Utilities Commission Thursday. Investor-owned utilities’

Consumer Group Criticizes Smart Meter Study

TURN urges more transparency on smart meters A utilities consumer advocacy agency says it is being stonewalled on smart meters by the very group hired to investigate the devices. The