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Tag Archives: California Public Utilities Commission

Charging Forward: California PUC Expands Utility Role in EV Charging Infrastructure Deployment

Posted in California, Electric Power, Rulemakings
In a final decision determined on December 18th, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) overturned its blanket prohibition on utility ownership of electric vehicle (EV) service equipment (such as EV charging stations) and endorsed an expanded role for utilities in developing and supporting plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging infrastructure. The CPUC’s earlier July 2011 decision prohibited electric utilities … Continue Reading

Low Carbon Fuel Standard Rulemaking at California Public Utilities Commission to Continue

Posted in Cap and Trade, Climate Change, Rulemakings
Apparently the folks at the California Public Utilities Commission in San Francisco aren’t too worried about the recent ruling declaring California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard unconstitutional. Yesterday, an Administrative Law Judge at the Commission issued a ruling requesting proposals from all parties regarding the allocation of revenues from the electric utilities sales of Low Carbon … Continue Reading