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Press Inquires

Members of the press, contact our newsroom or Terrie Prosper at tdp@cpuc.ca.gov or 415-703-1366.

Program Information and Contacts

The CPUC regulates distributed generation programs and policies on both the customer and utility wholesale side of the electric meter.  Customer-side of the meter distributed generation incentive programs include the California Solar Initiative and the Self-Generation Incentive Program, and these programs are overseen by the CPUC and administered through Program Administrators.  Utility side of the meter distributed generation includes wholesale energy generated for sale to utilities, and these procurement programs include the renewable portfolio standard program (including competitive solicitations, feed-in tariff, and renewable auction mechanism, and other procurement mechanisms) and the combined heat and power (CHP) feed-in tariff.

 

Program Name

      Program Contact     

Go Solar California – Consumer Information on All Solar Programs

Contact

Single-family Affordable Solar Homes (SASH) Program

Contact

Multi-family Affordable Solar Housing (MASH) Program                                       

Contact

Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH) Contact

Research, Development, Demonstration and Deployment (RD&D) Program

Contact

CSI - Thermal Program 

Contact

Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP)

Contact

CPUC Staff Contacts

To contact the Customer Generation Programs staff at the CPUC with a question specific to a CPUC program, please use the contact list below. For general inquiries please contact the CPUC front desk.

Note that the CPUC has oversight over utility programs that provide tariffs and incentives for customers to use clean energy.  However, the CPUC does not regulate solar companies or contractors.  While we can help direct customers to the appropriate resources to resolve issues that arise, we suggest filing complaints directly with the state agency that has jurisdiction to resolve construction-related complaints - the Contractors State License Board.

 

CPUC Staff Contacts
Staff Name
Lead Responsibilities
Email

Shannon O'Rourke

  • Supervisor, Customer Generation Programs
 

shannon.o'rourke@cpuc.ca.gov

Mary Claire Brown (Evans)
  • Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP)
maryclaire.brown@cpuc.ca.gov
Asal Esfahani
  • California Solar Initiative
  • CSI-Thermal (Solar Hot Water) Program
  • Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP)
 
asal.esfahani@cpuc.ca.gov
Kerry Fleisher
  • Net Energy Metering (NEM)
  • NEM Consumer Protections
  • San Joaquin Valley Proceeding (AB 2672 / R.15-03-010)
 
kerry.fleisher@cpuc.ca.gov


Tory Francisco


  • Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH)
  • Virtual Net Metering (VNEM)
  • Multifamily Affordable Solar Housing Program (MASH)
 


tory.francisco@cpuc.ca.gov


Nora Hawkins


  • Single Family Affordable Solar Homes Program (SASH)
  • Disadvantaged Communities - Single Family Affordable Solar Homes Program (DAC-SASH)
  • Disadvantaged Communities - Green Tariff Shared Renewables Programs (DAC-GTSR)
  • Disadvantaged Communities - Community Solar Green Tariff Program
 

nora.hawkins@cpuc.ca.gov
 

Brian Korpics
  • Net Energy Metering (NEM)
  • NEM Fuel Cell
  • NEM RES-BCT
  • NEM Aggregation (NEMA)
 

brian.korpics@cpuc.ca.gov
Chris Westling 
  • Solar Consumer Protections (AB 1070)
  • CSI-Thermal (Solar Hot Water) Program
 

 


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