The agency headquartered in San Francisco that regulates investor-owned telecommunications, electric, natural gas, water, railroad, rail transit and passenger transportation companies based in California. The CPUC does not regulate municipal (city-owned) utilities. The CPUC is chartered by the State of California to assure consumers have safe, reliable utility service at reasonable rates. It is also charged with protecting consumers from fraud and promoting the health of California's economy. The governor appoints five commissioners, who must be confirmed by the State Senate, for six-year staggered terms. The governor appoints one of the five to serve as commission president.
An agency of the State of California that regulates public utilities, including investor-owned electric utilities, private water companies, phone companies, railroads, trucking companies, private bus companies and other private transit companies. Click here to visit the CPUC's web site.
The state agency that regulates the rates and services of natural gas, electric, water, steam, pipeline, sewer, telephone, cellular and radio telephone, and telegraph utilities as well as trucking, railroad, airline, moving and privately-owned bus companies.
A state agency that has jurisdiction over intrastate sales of electricity and retail electric rates (among others) by IOUs, but not by municipal utilities.
A regulatory agency whose responsibilities include oversight of the electric, natural gas, water and telecommunications industries in California.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) http://www.cpuc.ca.gov is a state commission which regulates privately-owned utilities in the state of California, including electric power, Telecommunications, Natural gas, water and transportation companies. In addition, the commission regulates household goods movers and rail crossing safety. The commission's headquarters are located in the Civic Center district of San Francisco, and the agency has field offices in Los Angeles and Sacramento.