The California Public Utilities Commission's Public Advocates Office on Nov. 10 recommended Pacific Gas & Electric be fined for a public-safety power shut-off event the utility conducted in October that lasted about 36 hours and affected about 1,738 medical-baseline customers. The CPUC s… Read More

Western natural gas prices lost value across the board, with all but two hubs deflating beneath the $5 mark. Prices have been rocked by volatility in recent weeks, with reduced demand thanks to cooler weather and supply constraints influencing California prices. Read More

Scott Coe—a public-power leader who started under the Greatest Generation, rose to leadership among boomers, and has led organizations with boomers, millennials and maybe even zoomers—joins Matthew Scroettnig. Read more

A U.S. District Court judge on Nov. 9 sentenced Jeff Carpoff of Martinez, California, owner of DC Solar, to 30 years in prison for a billion-dollar Ponzi scheme in a case that is described as the biggest criminal fraud scheme in the Eastern District of California. Read More

Electric industry groups hailed the newly passed $1-trillion infrastructure legislation, pointing to billions of dollars in funding to upgrade the grid, electrify transportation and develop technologies for decarbonizing the electric power system. Read More