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[CEM 1496 / July 13, 2018]

CPUC Opens Disconnection, Affordability Rulemakings

The California Public Utilities Commission opened new rulemakings aimed at reducing utility disconnections for residential customer nonpayment and improving overall affordability for utility customers statewide. At its July 12 meeting, the commission also approved new rules for standard shutoff procedures.

Issues Aired at Hearing on PG&E’s $1.1 Billion CEMA Application

The Utility Reform Network and the Office of Ratepayer Advocates raised concerns about Pacific Gas & Electric’s largest-yet Catastrophic Event Memorandum Account application, calling for an independent audit and more time to file testimony. PG&E says extending the schedule will require rate relief.

EIM Approves Changes to GHG Accounting, Limits Secondary Bids

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The Governing Body of the Western energy imbalance market voted unanimously July 12 to approve a California Independent System Operator tariff amendment that changes how the EIM accounts for greenhouse-gas emissions attributed to resources whose energy is exported into the Golden State and across the EIM. The changes aim to minimize, but not eliminate, secondary dispatches in the market.

Also In California Energy Markets This Week . . .

  • Southwest: ACC Executive Director Resigns
  • Potomac: CPP Replacement Rule Undergoing Review
  • Stavropoulos Resigns From PG&E; Utility to Reorganize
  • Quick Bites: Outages Reported in Edison, LADWP Territories

       ...And Much More!

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