The CPUC is committed to transparency in its work to serve the people of California. On this page you will find information about the CPUC’s consumer programs, accident and inspection reports, industry program reports, and more.

CPUC Voting Meetings

The CPUC holds regularly scheduled public meetings where at least three of the five commissioners (a quorum) meet to discuss and vote on proposed policies, rules and other issues.

Commissioner Committees

The CPUC's Commissioners hold public Committee Meetings typically twice a month the day before Voting Meetings.

Compliance with Ordering Paragraphs (COPs)

The Compliance with Ordering Paragraphs (COPs) database tracks and reports compliance of regulated entities with CPUC decisions issued after January 1, 2015. CPUC staff, stakeholders and members of the public can use the COPs application to: 

  • View the compliance status of all relevant ordering paragraphs issued after January 1, 2015;
  • Run reports on aggregate compliance statistics;
  • Search and sort database entries using various parameters;
  • Export information and search results to MS Word or Excel.  

Access the COPS database.

CPUC Performance Measures

The CPUC continually strives to improve its performance by tracking workflow metrics. In an effort to promote transparency and accountability, this information is made available to the public on our website:

CPUC Contracts

Pursuant to Chapter 815, Statutes of 2016 (AB 1651, Obernolte), the Commission is making available information about each contract that has been awarded. AB 1651 requires the PUC to annually post the following information about each contract on the Commission’s internet website: (a) names, addresses, and points of contact of the parties to the contract; (b) the goods and services requested, as applicable; and (c) the contract value. AB 1651 also requires the PUC to post DGS audits of the PUC’s contracting practices. The information will be published annually for each state fiscal year (July – June).

Contract Awarded


Compliance with State Business Management Policies

More In This Section

Public Records Act Requests

California Public Records Act (Gov. Code, § 6250 et seq.) declares that access to information concerning the conduct of the people’s business is a fundamental and necessary right of every person in California, as set forth in Article 1, Section 3 of the California Constitution.

Communication With Regulated Entities

In order to enhance the transparency of the CPUC’s process and accountability to the public, the CPUC’s Executive Director has implemented new reporting procedures for communications between certain CPUC staff and CPUC-regulated entities.

CPUC Overview

The CPUC regulates essential services including privately owned electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water, railroad, and passenger transportation companies.

Fact Sheets on CPUC Programs Promoting Universal Service

The CPUC administers legislatively-mandated programs to ensure safe, reliable, affordable, and universal access to telecommunications, gas and electric services. Click here for more information on some of these key support programs, including the CA Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE), Lifeline, and Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications (DDTP) programs.

Glossary of Acronyms and Other Frequently Used Terms

Service Lists For Open Proceedings

The Commission maintains service lists for its formal proceedings. The service lists show the parties to the proceeding who actively participate in the proceeding by providing testimony and who have the right to appeal the final decision. The service list also show people who are interested receiving information about the proceeding but who are not active participants. If you are interested in becoming a party to a proceeding, the Public Advisor’s office can help. The Public Advisor can be contacted at 866-849-8390 or

Subscribe To Documents

This free service provides the public the ability to subscribe to documents published on the Commission's website that are associated with formal proceedings, resolutions, agenda related materials, and press releases. This service will allow you to follow a particular proceeding, industry, or type of document in a manner that best meets your needs. The Subscription Service will send subscribers an email notification when any document meeting their subscription criteria is published on the Commission's website.