The CPUC Initiates Rulemaking Proceeding to Review the Tribal Land Transfer Policy Guidelines

By Riley Minkoff On February 10, 2022, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued an Order Instituting Rulemaking (OIR) (R.22-02-002) to consider revisions to the Commission’s Tribal Land Transfer Policy (TLTP) Implementation Guidelines. According to the OIR, the TLTP was Continue reading

CPUC to Evaluate Strategies to Mitigate Energy Rate Increases

By Justin Dalton On September 15, 2021, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued an Amended Scoping Memo and Ruling on an “Order Instituting Rulemaking to Establish a Framework and Processes for Assessing the Affordability of Utility Service.” These “scoping” Continue reading

California Public Utilities Commission Approves SDG&E Power Line Despite Opposition of Local Government and Homeowners

By Tristan Stidham On October 5, 2020, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued its final decision granting San Diego Gas & Electric Company’s (SDG&E) request for a permit to construct the Tie Line (TL) 6975, San Marcos to Escondido Continue reading

Public Utilities Commission Dismisses Executive Director Following California Personnel Board Special Investigation Report on Hiring Practices

By Maddie Orcutt At the California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) meeting on August 31, 2020, the CPUC voted to dismiss Executive Director Alice Stebbins in closed session after a public hearing on the matter. Ms. Stebbins had served as the Continue reading