Entries by Woody Hastings

CPX Regulatory Update for May 30, 2019

The biggest change for this update is that we have added the Net Energy Metering (NEM) Successor Tariff Rulemaking R.14-07-002 to the list of proceedings we are monitoring. Most of the activity over the past month has been in the Wildfire Mitigation Plans proceeding. Below is a numbered list of the regulatory proceedings we are […]

CPX Legislation Update for May 30, 2019

Note: we will be on Summer vacation for most of June. There will be no update on June 13. Our next CPX legislation update will be on June 27. The key highlighted bill remains AB 56, which would erode CCA procurement authority. See below. Other than that, we are monitoring about 28 energy and/or climate-related […]

CPX Legislation Update for May 16, 2019

Note: The timing of this update coincides with committee meetings where several of the bills we are tracking will be heard. Therefore, this update will be revised on Friday, May 17. We are monitoring about 28 energy and/or climate-related bills, not all of which directly impact Community Choice Energy. This is a very active and […]

CPX Regulatory Update for Thursday, May 16, 2019

Below is a numbered list of the regulatory proceedings we are tracking, followed by a summary of new developments for each of the proceedings, if any. Note that these are intended as very brief highlights of selected key actions and activities. For details on any of these proceedings, we suggest logging in to the relevant […]

CPX Regulatory Update, May 2, 2019

Updates for Thursday, May 2, 2019 Below is a numbered list of the regulatory proceedings we are tracking, followed by a summary of new developments for each of the proceedings, if any. Note that these are intended as very brief highlights of selected key actions and activities. For details on any of these proceedings, we […]

CPX Legislative Update for May 2, 2019

We are monitoring about 25  energy and/or climate-related bills, not all of which directly impact Community Choice Energy. Things change rapidly, right up to the date of publication, and we do our best to provide the latest information. This is a very active and unusual session due to the catastrophic wildfires and the implications for […]

Renewed PG&E Safety Investigation Initiated in first of two CPUC forums

On Monday April 15 the first of at least two public forums was held to “explore whether changes to [PG&E’s] corporate governance, management, structure, and ownership are needed to ensure the safe provision of electric and gas service to Northern Californians.” This is juxtaposed against the statement in the governor’s Strike Force report “Wildfires and […]

CPX Regulatory Update April 18, 2019

Updates for Thursday, April 18, 2019 Below is a numbered list of the regulatory proceedings we are tracking. An update summary for each of the proceedings, if any, follows. Regulatory Proceedings we are monitoring: PG&E Safety Culture Investigation I. 15-08-019 (In this case, Center for Climate Protection is a Party to the Proceeding). Read our Opening Comments HERE. […]

CPX Legislative Update – April 18, 2019

Every other week during each legislative season we endeavor to post a summary of the status of selected bills with our position noted if any. Occasionally there will also be calls to action in these posts and on our legislative page urging support, opposition, or amendments. Bills we are supporting: SB 288 (Wiener) “Solar Bill […]

Community Choice Energy Regulatory Issues Update

Several Proceedings are underway that have a bearing on Community Choice Energy, here are some highlights for the month of April. Red Flag: Integrated Resource Planning (IRP) (Proceeding # R.16-02-007) On March 18 a Proposed Decision (PD) adopting a Preferred System Plan (PSP) and proposing a Statewide Renewables Procurement Track was issued. This PD includes […]