The California Public Utilities Commission's Wildfire Safety Division on July 1 will transfer out of the CPUC to the Office of Energy Infrastructure Safety at the California Natural Resources Agency in Sacramento. The division will become fully independent of the CPUC but will continue its o… Read More

Pacific Gas & Electric has modified the classification of its natural gas in storage, moving roughly 51.1 Bcf of natural gas from working gas to base gas, according to a June 10 post on the California Gas Transmission Pipe Ranger website. Read More

New Mexico regulators this week took the first step toward establishing a community solar program for investor-owned utility customers in the state, but rules that will get the program up and running can't come soon enough for hundreds of developer applicants interested in taking advantage o… Read More

The governors of Colorado and Nevada signed new energy legislation, including a law likely to nudge the West toward forming a regional transmission organization. Other legislation, including a Colorado bill tweaked at the last minute to avoid a veto, remains on their desks. Read More

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners on June 17 announced formation of a joint task force to examine planning and financing for transmission projects, barriers to development, voluntary state coordination of regional transm… Read More