Archives

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

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’

SDG&E, Advocates Agree On Wind Project

SDG&E wanted to meet renewable energy requirements by building a wind turbine in Montana with your money. Because of TURN’s advocacy, SDG&E promised to meet its renewable energy goals with

Lax CPUC To Give Utilities Xmas Windfall

Commission laxity is turning energy efficiency into a windfall for the utility companies. Rewarding inadequacy with millions in unearned bonuses sends the wrong message, not only to the companies but