Tag: Transmission & Distribution

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

California regulators dig into safety qualifications of new PG&E board

May 9, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

PG&E announced a sweeping overhaul of its leadership in early April, and now regulators want to make sure those brought on board match up with the NorthStar recommendations PG&E agreed to adopt. The commission will examine whether PG&E’s appointment of […]

Miscellaneous, Public Works

Does your utility have a survival strategy?

August 22, 2018

Via: Utility Dive

Historically, regulated industries have been slow to embrace disruptive technologies relative to their peers. For decades, their monopoly status removed competitive pressures to innovate and retain their customer base. But my, how times have changed. With non-traditional providers and solutions […]

Basic Services, Civil Service

After tax overhaul, utility regulators are pushing for lower customer rates

January 2, 2018

Via: Utility Dive

The investor-owned electric utility sector supported the Republican-led tax overhaul last month, declaring it a “win” for consumers and for investment in the sector. But with new tax rates kicking in at the beginning of the year, states are letting […]