Yuliya Shmidt, Advisor

Yuliya Shmidt joined the CPUC in 2008 as an analyst for the Office of Ratepayer Advocates (ORA) where she worked on demand response. She then led ORA’s renewable team focusing on policy and implementation of the Renewables Portfolio Standard. From 2014 to 2017 she was the supervisor of ORA’s procurement section which included long-term procurement planning, resource adequacy, energy cost recovery, market initiatives, and power plant applications. Yuliya holds a bachelor’s in Environmental Studies and Philosophy from University of California, Santa Cruz, and a master’s in Environmental Science from Yale University. In 2012-2013, Yuliya was a Fulbright Public Policy Fellow in renewable energy in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

Contact Information:

Yuliya Shmidt

Advisor to Commissioner Clifford Rechtschaffen

Office: 415-703-2719

Email: yuliya.shmidt@cpuc.ca.gov

Immigration Guide