• Utilities & Industries We Regulate

    The CPUC regulates privately owned electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water, railroad, rail transit, and passenger transportation companies.

    The CPUC serves the public interest by protecting consumers and ensuring the provision of safe, reliable utility service and infrastructure at reasonable rates, with a commitment to environmental enhancement and a healthy California economy.

  • Energy & Natural Gas Regulation

    The CPUC regulates investor-owned electric and natural gas utilities operating in California...

  • Telecommunications

    The CPUC develops and implements policies for the telecommunications industry...


  • Limos, Shuttles, Vessels & Buses

    The CPUC has regulatory and safety oversight over for-hire passenger carriers...

  • Rail Safety - Railroads & Light Rail

    The CPUC oversees rail safety in California...


  • Water

    CPUC investigates water and sewer system service quality issues, analyzes, & processes utility rate change requests...
  • Visit the CPUC Main Site

    The CPUC regulates services and utilities, protects consumers, safeguards the environment, and assures Californians' access to safe and reliable utility infrastructure and services. Find out more about our work on our main website.

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    I Need Help with My Utilities

    The CPUC’s Consumer Affairs Branch (CAB) helps consumers understand utility bills and service as well as helps consumers resolve disputes with their energy, water, and telecommunications utilities.

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    Programs for Consumer

    There are many state and federal programs designed to help you manage your utility bills. These programs are...

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