Welcome to the Committee on Utilities and Energy

Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdictions are California Energy Commission; California Independent System Operator; California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC); CPUC oversight and reform; Electric generation: biogas, biomass, coal, geothermal, hydroelectric, natural gas, nuclear, renewables, solar, and wind; Electric grid; Energy efficiency, energy conservation, and demand response; Energy service providers; Natural Gas; Power plant siting; Railroads; Supplier diversity related to CPUC regulated energy, water, and railroad; Utility rates: electric, gas, water, and vessels; Water utilities.

The Utilities and Energy Committee is located in 1020 N Street, Room 408A; and the phone number is (916) 319-2083. The public email for written testimony is AUTL.Committee@assembly.ca.gov.


    Assembly Member Eduardo Garcia, Chair

    Assembly Member Eduardo Garcia, Chair of the Utilities and Energy Committee

    Assembly Member Jim Patterson, Vice Chair

    Assembly Member Jim Patterson,Vice Chair of the Utilities and Energy Committee

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    Important COVID-19 Information

    We encourage the public to provide written testimony before the hearing by visiting https://calegislation.lc.ca.gov/Advocates/. Please note that any written testimony submitted to the committee is considered public comment and may be read into the record or reprinted.

    The hearing room will be open for attendance of this hearing, but the public is strongly encouraged to participate via the web portal and watch the hearing from its live stream on the Assembly’s website at https://www.assembly.ca.gov/todaysevents.

    Any member of the public attending a hearing in the Capitol or 1021 O Street (Swing Space) is encouraged to wear a mask at all times while in the building. We encourage the public to monitor the committee’s website for updates.


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    Contact Information

    Assembly Committee on Utilities and Energy
    LOB, Room 408
    Sacramento, California 95814
    916.319.2083 phone
    916.319.3099 fax
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