The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) plays a major role in the state’s energy policy decisions.
“The CPUC is now a rogue agency. All the checks and balances that existed at the CPUC have been corrupted. Peevey led that corruption.” Loretta Lynch, former CPUC Commission PresidentPeevey’s (ex parte) Party Protested – “The CPUC is now a rogue agency.” Videos and commentary from EON – the Ecological Options Network Related Media Links UT-San Diego Flawed San Onofre project steamed on $680 million replacement generators were not subject to formal cost study By Jeff McDonald9:03 a.m.Feb. 14, 2015Updated4:18 p.m.
…It was a bombshell disclosure by any measure: the top utility regulator in California sketching out a multibillion-dollar deal with the senior Edison lawyer in secret at a luxury hotel in Warsaw, Poland…. Pickett, whose house is walking distance from Peevey’s home in the La Canada Flintridge section of Los Angeles, jotted down the potential points of agreement, which Peevey kept.Chronicle Regulator let PG&E investigate itself after San Bruno blast By Jaxon Van Derbeken Updated 7:42 pm, Saturday, February 21, 2015 CBS San Francisco Dinner Honoring Ex-CPUC Exec Accused Of Shady Dealings Met With Protests UT-San Diego Senator blasts Cal over Peevey party The school will receive proceeds from celebration of outgoing utilities chief By Jeff McDonald4:22 p.m.Feb. 12, 2015 Dan Walters Daily: Michael Peevey tribute is improper Published on Feb 10, 2015 Despite revelations of questionable professional conduct, California’s political elite will gather this week to honor former Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey, Dan says. (February 11, 2015) Chronicle Protesters try to spoil swanky party for ex-CPUC head By J.K. Dineen Updated 8:47 am, Friday, February 13, 2015 KQED CPUC Publishes 65,000 Emails Between Regulators and PG&E San Jose Mercury San Bruno disaster: PG&E releases 65,000 emails to PUC By George Avalos and Pete Carey – Staff writers LA Times 65,000 PUC-PG&E emails released amid state and federal probes Contra Costa Times PG&E wields “pervasive” influence at PUC, now described as a “rogue agency” By George Avalos and Josh Richman – Staff writers LA Times New PUC chief Michael Picker vows openness, focus on safety SFBG This Week The secret life of Michael Peevey California’s top energy regulator rolls with power company executives behind the scenes 05.24.11 – 3:25 pm | Rebecca Bowe | SFBG This Week The secret life of Michael Peevey – Page 3 TURN The Secret Life of Michael Peevey TURN objects to fox guarding the hen house. CPUC President Peevey is too cozy with the utility companies he regulates. Teams of researchers are indexing, archiving and examining the recently released trove of 120,000+ PG&E/CPUC e-mail exchanges. Attorneys are pressing for release of more e-mail exchanges with Southern California Edison (SCE). Watch this space for reporting on more revelations as they emerge.