Retail Choice En Banc Comments

The CPUC and the California Energy Commission held a joint En Banc Hearing on May 19, 2017, with Commissioners of both agencies attending to discuss the changing state of retail electric choice in California. Following the En Banc, CPUC President Picker asked for informal comments on the CPUC's Staff White Paper titled, "Consumer and Retail Choice, the Role of the Utility, and an Evolving Regulatory Framework," published May 9, 2017, and on the questions posed to the panelist at the May 19, 2017, En Banc.  Below are those comments.