What does the CPUC regulate?

The CPUC regulates privately owned electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water, railroad, rail transit, and passenger transportation companies, in addition to authorizing video franchises.

What is local resource adequacy?

Resource Adequacy is the ability of the electricity system to supply aggregate electric power and energy to meet the requirements of consumers at all times, taking into account scheduled and unscheduled outages of system components. 10 Resource adequacy is foundational for providing reliable electric service.

Who regulates utilities in California?

California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) The California Public Utilities Commission regulates privately owned telecommunications, electric, natural gas, water, railroad, rail transit, and passenger transportation companies.

What is the function of CPUC?

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) regulates services and utilities, protects consumers, safeguards the environment, and assures Californians’ access to safe and reliable utility infrastructure and services.

What is CPUC stand for?

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) regulates investor-owned electric and natural gas utilities operating in California.

What is RA capacity?

RA Capacity means the maximum megawatt amount that the CAISO recognizes from a Project that qualifies for Buyer’s Resource Adequacy Requirements and is associated with the Project’s Capacity Attributes.

What is RA in energy?

Resource Adequacy, commonly referenced as “RA” for short, is a term that is often heard but frequently not well understood in the electricity sector. A (supply or demand) resource that commits to provide RA undertakes a “must-offer” obligation to bid or self-schedule its capacity into the CAISO market.

How do I file a complaint with CPUC?

If you need help understanding the formal complaint process, please contact CPUC’s Public Advisor’s Office at [email protected] or a toll-free phone 1-866-849-8390.

Who does the CPUC report to?

The CPUC regulates investor-owned electric and gas utilities within the state of California, including Pacific Gas & Electric, Southern California Edison, Southern California Gas and San Diego Gas & Electric.