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Is the CPUC unlawfully interfering with city ordinances on Smart Meters?

The California cities of Sebastopol and Fairfax adopted ordinances prohibiting installation of Smart Meters and infrastructure several years ago. This has been protested by PG&E and by the CPUC. On April 17, 2017, the CPUC sent new letters to the … Continue reading

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California lawmakers propose stripping power from CPUC

From KQED By Marisa Lagos February 3, 2016 A trio of lawmakers proposed the most far-reaching reform of the embattled California Public Utilities Commission to date, rolling out legislation Wednesday that would ask voters to strip the agency’s constitutional authority and … Continue reading

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CPUC tries to establish sole jurisdiction over utilities in opt-out proceeding

The CPUC is attempting to establish a legal precedent that it has sole authority over utilities and the public in utility matters. California law clearly states that the CPUC shares authority with other entities in regulating the utilities, but the Proposed … Continue reading

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