CPUC

SCE's Carla Peterman on Balancing Risk, Impacts, & Costs of Catastrophic Wildfire

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Carla Peterman

Sr. VP of Regulatory Affairs for Southern California Edison, Carla Peterman, discusses regulatory solutions that balance the competing concerns of wildfire victims, ratepayers, and electric utilities.

In 'Post-Renewable' California, Energy Delivery & Pricing Changing Rapidly

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CPUC Chair Michael Picker

The growing set of renewable energy technologies, programs and financing schemes that customers are seeing today include claims that you can go “off the grid” for $30 per month. At VX2017, energy leaders from the regulatory, utility, and business community came together to confirm the realities, the true costs, and the societal impacts of distributed generation, home storage, and an “interactive grid”.

CPUC’s Peterman on California Commission’s Evolving Energy & Electric Vehicle Regulations

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Appointed to the California Public Utilities Commission by Governor Jerry Brown in 2012 after serving on the California Energy Commission, Carla Peterman is an authority on energy policy in the state—which has long been a pioneering leader in developing sustainable energy practices and policy. She recently sat down with VerdeXchange News to talk about electric vehicle regulation and energy storage, among other topics. Peterman provides an optimistic perspective on both of these areas, taking into account market responses to CPUC regulations and initiatives that have already been adopted.