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CPUC Shortens Energy Crisis Bond Refinancing Review

27 Feb

Energy regulators agreed to scale back their laborious assessment of proposals by the Department of Water to reduce bond costs for the remaining energy contracts signed in 2001 to save ratepayers money. (more…)

Hydro Outlook Remains Gloomy Despite Hope

20 Feb

A warm, dry winter is dimming the outlook for hydropower supplies this spring and summer both in California and the Pacific Northwest. (more…)

Motivating Low-Income Ratepayers to Cut Water Use

6 Feb

How to fund water conservation programs targeting low-income households was a key topic at the Low Income Oversight Board’s Feb. 4 meeting held at the California Public Utilities Commission. (more…)

CPUC & ORA Proposed Budgets on Solid Ground

16 Jan

No major changes.


9 Jan

DWR taps solar energy to pump water.