by Jeff St. John
January 25, 2019

Utility regulatory attention so far this year has been squarely focused on California, with a major focus being Pacific Gas & Electric’s impending bankruptcy under the weight of its potential liabilities for causing the state’s deadliest wildfires of the past two years.

But in the meantime, we’ve been tracking less dramatic, yet still important, developments on the utility policy front, from the latest utility grid modernization plan to be rejected by state regulators, to the progress of key policies like fixed rates for residential customers, or performance-based ratemaking for utilities seeking to integrate distributed energy resources and the customers who own them.