Consumer advocates, outraged by a secret negotiation in Poland over the $5-billion cost of closing the San Onofre nuclear power plant, are asking the California Public Utilities Commission to reconsider a deal that sticks utility customers with the bulk of the bill.
Almost 11 million customers of the state's for-profit electric utilities will be getting credits averaging $27 per household on either their April or May bills.
California regulators approved a record $1.6-billion fine against the state's largest utility, Pacific Gas
Federal investigators probing the activities of former Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey have been talking to a UCLA administrator about possible PUC money being spent for energy-related research.
California utility regulators are poised to hit Pacific Gas
The leader of a powerful state Assembly committee that oversees utilities and telecommunications last week traveled to Singapore for an Easter break "study trip" sponsored by a nonprofit foundation that's financed by business, labor and environmental groups.