Learn all about California’s electrical energy regulation, including consumer programs, cost and rates, reliability reports, and regulatory updates.
Consumer Programs and Services
Proceedings and Advice Letters
Electric Energy Updates
Electric Energy Programs For Consumers
Low-income customers enrolled in the CARE program receive a 30-35% discount on their electric bill and a 20% discount on the gas bill.
No-cost weatherization services and energy-efficient appliances to eligible renters and homeowners who receive electric or gas service from a California energy service provider through a residential meter.
A state initiative to help you take action to save energy and conserve natural resources, help reduce demand on the electricity grid, and make informed energy management choices at home and work
If your household income slightly exceeds the low-income energy program allowances, you can qualify to receive FERA discounts, which bills some of your electricity usage at a lower rate.
Programs that provide weatherization services and cash to help low-income customers pay their energy bills through federal grants.
If you rely on medical-related equipment, extra allowances of energy may be billed at the lowest rate through the Medical Baseline program.
Explore electrical energy financial assistance and other types of programs for residents and ratepayers.
We approve the amount that each electric company can collect from you through regulatory proceedings.
We approve the rate that your electric company charges you for electricity through ratemaking proceedings.
We regulate the necessary Electric Power Procurement and Generation by utilities in both the long and short term.
Advice Letter Process, Requirements for a new Advice Letter, Requirements for an existing Advice Letter, and more.
Learn how we are working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, meet air quality standards, and achieve a carbon free grid through energy storage procurement.
Our efforts to make sure sufficient resources are available to meet California’s electricity demand in summer 2021.
We oversee electric utility infrastructure to support California’s transition to low-carbon energy infrastructure using public input, data from utilities and other regulations.
General Rate Cases
General rate cases (GRCs) are proceedings used to address the costs of operating and maintaining the utility system and the allocation of those costs among customer classes.
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The Energy Division through its Federal Policy and Ratemaking Section represents the Commission in Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and court proceedings.
The Energy Division assists the Commission in its regulation of four types of Investor-Owned Utilities (IOUs): Electric, Natural Gas, Steam and Petroleum Pipeline Companies. Commission-approved tariffs (official rates and terms of service) for these four types of IOUs are maintained by the Energy Division.