• CPUC Small Business Program

    The California Public Utilities Commission Small Business Program promotes small business economic vitality by offering programs and iniativies that support small businesses with utility-related issues, policies and practices. The CPUC program;

    • Promotes economic development of the small business community by providing resources and information about state and utility contracting opportunities.
    • Ensures the competitive nature of small business requests for state contracting and CPUC service needs.
    • Provides the education and outreach necessary to raise internal and external awareness of various regulatory and legislative policy issues impacting the small business community.
  • Small Business Liaison

    Most state agencies are required to have a Small Business Liaison who conveys small business issues and provides recommendations to the agency. The Liaison reports key policy/ legislative concerns to small business community through CPUC website and newsletter In addition, the Liaison is there to respond to small business complaints. Our agency, the Public Utilities Commission, is committed to serving the needs of the small business community.


    Please feel free to contact our Small Business Liaison, Bezawit Dilgassa, via e-mail at smallbiz@cpuc.ca.gov or call 800-253-0500.

    California Public Utilities Commission
    Small Business Liaison, Bezawit Dilgassa
    505 Van Ness Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94102--3298

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