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    The CPUC regulates services and utilities, protects consumers, safeguards the environment, and assures Californians' access to safe and reliable utility infrastructure and services. The essential services regulated include electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water, railroad, rail transit, and passenger transportation companies. On this website you'll find information about the many initiatives underway at the CPUC.


  • CPUC Provides Valuable Support Programs

    California Lifeline Program

    California LifeLine

    Provides discounted home phone and cell phone services to eligible households

    Consumer Energy Programs

    CARE / FERA

    Lower your
    Energy Bills!

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    CASF

    California Advanced Services Fund (CASF) promotes deployment of high-quality advanced communications services.

    Deaf & Disabled Telecommunications Program

    DDTP

    Provides assistive telecommunications equipment, speech generating devices, and relay services.

    California Teleconnect Fund

    CTF

    Provides discounted communications services to schools, community colleges, libraries, etc.

  • CPUC Regulates and Registers these Services to Protect the Public

    CPUC Regulates Energy

    Energy

    The CPUC regulates investor-owned electric and natural gas utilities operating in California.

    CPUC Regulates Communications

    Communications

    The CPUC develops and implements policies for the telecommunications industry

    CPUC Regulates Rail

    Rail

    The CPUC is the state agency that oversees rail safety; this includes freight, inter-city and commuter railroads, rail transit and rail crossings. 

    CPUC Regulates Carriers and Movers

    Passenger & Moving

    The CPUC also administers safety oversight and enforcement of moving companies and passenger carriers (limousines, shuttles, etc.).

    CPUC Regulates Water

    Water

    The CPUC investigates water and sewer system service quality issues, analyzes, and processes utility rate change requests.

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Event(s) scheduled on this date (1) :

  » Commission Voting Meeting
12/14/2017 9:30:00 AM: Auditorium, 505 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102


 

  • News & Updates

  • On Octobe​​r 23, 2015, a leak at a Southern California Gas Company natural gas storage well was discovered by crews at the Aliso Canyon storage field. State agencies are working with SoCalGas and local agencies to monitor the situation and ensure public safety.

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