Press Clippings

November 24, 2011: San Francisco Chronicle - Calif. renewable energy goals come at a price 

November 23, 2011: Santa Cruz Sentinel - SmartMeter opponents unfazed by opt-out option 

November 16, 2011: Redding Record Searchlight - 'Green' or not, bad power deals aren't sustainable (EDITORIAL) 

November 12, 2011: Associated Press - Analyst: bills rising due to overpriced renewables 

November 10, 2011: GigaOm - Abengoa clears final hurdle to build expensive solar farm in Cali 

November 10, 2011: Platts - California PUC approves 250-MW PG&E PPA with Abengoa solar thermal project 

November 10, 2011: Forbes - California Approves High-Priced Mojave Solar Project Over Objections 

November 1, 2011: San Francisco Chronicle - Did junked pipe end up in San Bruno? PG&E says no 

October 10, 2011: San Francisco Chronicle - Cameras on Muni trains will monitor operator cell phone ban 

October 6, 2011: Bay City News/KTVU News - CPUC bans cellphones used by train operators, requires cameras in train cabs 

September 23, 2011: Platts - California PUC to launch interconnection reform rulemaking 

September 21, 2011: KCET-TV News - PG&E Defends Lax Inspection of Natural Gas Plant in Desert 

September 20, 2011: San Francisco Chronicle - PG&E reassures state on Topock natural-gas test 

September 19, 2011: KGO-TV News - PG&E has public hearing before increasing gas 

September 8, 2011: KGO-TV News - CPUC changes rules on pipeline pressure increases 

September 8, 2011: KTVU-TV News - CPUC orders PG&E to use public process before raising pipeline pressure 

September 8, 2011: San Bruno Patch/Bay City News - CPUC Orders PG&E to Use Public Process Before Raising Pipeline Pressure 

September 8, 2011: San Jose Mercury News - PG&E wants gas pressure restored 

September 5, 2011: Associated Press - San Bruno scars remain for survivors, neighborhood 

September 5, 2011: San Francisco Examiner - One year after San Bruno blast: When watchmen fall asleep at the switch 

August 26, 2011: San Bruno Patch - Pipeline Safety Bill Clears Hurdle, Officials Go Public on Eve of NTSB Report 

August 19, 2011: Platts - California PUC approves renewable auction mechanism 

August 8, 2011: San Jose Mercury News - PG&E workers say safety warnings ignored 

July 18, 2011: Pasadena Star-News - Edison gears up for EVs 

July 7, 2011: San Jose Mercury News - CPUC to add 9 people to safety staff 

June 17, 2011: Bay Citizen - Solar Panel Owners Can Start Earning Cash 

June 9, 2011: San Diego Union-Tribune - CPUC tells gas utilities to test their pipelines 

June 9, 2011: Dow Jones - California Regulators Order Tests For Aging Gas Lines 

June 9, 2011: San Francisco Chronicle - Homes, firms can sell solar surplus to utilities 

June 6, 2011: San Jose Mercury News - State regulators slam PG&E for seeking delay on welding records 

May 25, 2011: Bay Citizen - Use Less, Pay More under PG&E's Proposed Rate Hike 

May 20, 2011: Dow Jones - US DOT Chief: New Pipeline Safety Rules Due In August 

May 11, 2011: Wall Street Journal - California Weighs Plan to Test Old Gas Lines 

May 6, 2011: San Jose Mercury News - Experts support PG&E's plan to test pipes with water 

May 5, 2011: Associated Press - Calif. OKs PG&E rate hike to pay for old meters 

May 3, 2011: KPBS - Consumer Groups Hopeful About Brown’s Picks For Energy Board 

April 13, 2011: San Francisco Chronicle - Brown signs law requiring 33% renewable energy 

April 12, 2011: San Jose Mercury News - Brown signs ambitious renewable energy mandate into law 

April 12, 2011: Menlo Park Patch - Simitian Renewable Energy Bill Signed Into Law 

April 12, 2011: San Francisco Chronicle - CPUC skeptical of gas-safety deal with PG&E 

April 9, 2011: San Jose Mercury News - Regulators should throw the book at PG&E (EDITORIAL) 

April 8, 2011: San Francisco Chronicle - PG&E threatens to pull out of deal with state 

April 5, 2011: Associated Press - Survivors of Calif explosion address regulators 

April 5, 2011: San Francisco Chronicle - PG&E, utilities board criticized in pipeline blast 

March 24, 2011: San Jose Mercury News - Regulators may crack down on PG&E Thursday 

March 9, 2011: San Francisco Chronicle - PG&E faces fines, sanctions over pipeline records 

February 24, 2011: KGO-TV News - CPUC to slap PG&E with fines, set new rules 

February 24, 2011: Dow Jones - California Regulators Consider Penalizing PG&E Over Pipeline Explosion 

February 24, 2011: Dow Jones - Calif. Regulators Agree To Beef Up Pipeline Safety Oversight 

February 24, 2011: Sacramento Bee - PG&E faces big fine over gas pipeline records 

February 24, 2011: San Bruno Patch - CPUC May Levy Penalties Against PG&E 

February 24, 2011: Bloomberg - California Regulators May Fine PG&E for Gas Pipeline Blast 

February 24, 2011: San Francisco Chronicle - PUC to vote on new gas-pipeline reporting rules 

February 21, 2011: San Francisco Examiner - Newly appointed CPUC commissioner kicks off tour to meet customers 

January 28, 2011: San Jose Mercury News - State regulators agree to public hearing on San Bruno blast 

January 26, 2011: San Mateo Daily Journal - Brown appoints two Bay residents to CPUC 

January 26, 2011: San Francisco Chronicle - Brown names consumer advocate Mike Florio to PUC 

January 26, 2011: Los Angeles Times - Brown names consumer advocate to utilities commission 

January 25, 2011: San Jose Mercury News - Gov. Brown shows pro-consumer tilt in regulatory appointments 

January 25, 2011: Bay Citizen - Consumer Advocates Appointed to Utilities Commission 

January 25, 2011: Sacramento Bee - Brown names two to California PUC 

January 25, 2011: North County Times - Brown names two to PUC 

January 25, 2011: San Diego Union-Tribune - Consumer advocate and professor join PUC 

January 25, 2011: Capitol Weekly - New appointments for PUC, Energy Commish 

January 25, 2011: Dow Jones - California Governor Makes Changes At Utilities Commission 

January 25, 2011: Central Valley Business Times - Brown names two to Public Utilities Commission