How do I file a complaint against a utility company in California?

California Public Utilities Commission Call 800-649-7570 or visit

Who regulates public utilities in California?

the California Public Utilities Commission
Privately owned companies that provide electricity, natural gas, water and sewer, and telephone services are regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).

What is the purpose of the California Public Utilities Commission?

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) regulates services and utilities, protects consumers, safeguards the environment, and assures Californians’ access to safe and reliable utility infrastructure and services.

Are California utilities regulated?

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC or PUC) is a regulatory agency that regulates privately owned public utilities in the state of California, including electric power, telecommunications, natural gas and water companies.

Is the California Public Utilities Commission a government agency?

The California Public Utilities Commission is a quasi-executive agency in the California state government. The commission regulates the state’s privately owned electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water, railroad, rail transit, and passenger transportation companies.

Can a landlord charge for utilities in California?

In California, a landlord can charge you for utilities if your rental agreement or lease gives the landlord the right to do so. This is a point of negotiation in the lease agreement.

What electric companies are in California?

Electric Load-Serving Entities (LSEs) in California

  • Bear Valley Electric Service (BVES) P.O. Box 1547.
  • Liberty Utilities (a.k.a. CalPeco for California Pacific Electric Co.) 933 Eloise Ave.
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) 77 Beale Street.
  • PacifiCorp.
  • San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)
  • Southern California Edison (SCE)

Is SCE a public utility?

Edison International is a public utility holding company based in Rosemead, California. Its subsidiaries include Southern California Edison, and unregulated non-utility business assets Edison Energy….Edison International.

Type Public
Number of employees 12,521 2017
Subsidiaries S.California Edison (SCE) Edison Energy