Energy Disconnections and Reconnections Rulemaking (R.18-07-005)

Order Instituting a Commission Rulemaking on Energy Disconnections and Reconnections

Consistent with Senate Bill 598, this Proceeding would seek ways to reduce electric and gas utility disconnections, and to improve reconnection processes. 

Decision Adopting Interim Rules to Reduce Residential Customer Disconnections

At our Voting Meeting Thursday, December 13, 2018, the Commissioners approved a decision adopting immediate reforms to help reduce the statewide level of service disconnections for residential energy customers and improve the reconnection process. Please see our press release on the decision here:


Workshop #1: Discussion of Utility Disconnection and Reconnection Data

Friday, October 12, 2018

2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Riverside Board of Supervisors, 4080 Lemon St., Riverside, CA

Call-in number: 866-818-2671, Passcode: 7031681#

WebEx link (to view presentation slides):


agenda en español 



Workshop #2

Monday, November 19, 2018

3 p.m. - 7 p.m.

UC Merced - Fresno Center, Inyo/Kern Room, 550 E. Shaw Avenue, Fresno, CA

Call-in number: 1-877-820-7831, Passcode: 705323

Webinar Link:

Agenda Forthcoming


Workshop #3: Improving Energy Access by Reducing and Avoiding Disconnections

Thursday, December 6, 2018

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Fathers & Families of San Joaquin, 338 E. Market Street, Stockton, CA

Telephone call-in: 1-877-820-7831, Passcode: 705323#





Read our media advisory about the Nov. 19 and Dec. 6 workshops

For more info, contact:

Adenike Adeyeye,


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