Program Implementation Plans for Pilots Filed by IOUs

SoCalGas, on behalf of itself, SDG&E, SCE and PG&E, has submitted an Advice Letter for approval by the CPUC to implement several pilot programs approved in D.13-09-044. (The utilities had submitted the comparable documents for the “Fast Track” pilots earlier; available here. All of these filings are also accessible on the SoCalGas website, Please see the Organization section for the Letter on page 2.

The pilot programs in this Advice Letter are:

  • Master-Metered Multifamily Financing Program (MMMFP)
  • Small Business Loan Program (SBLP)
  • On-Bill Small Business Lease Providers Program
  • Non-Residential Without Credit Enhancement (NWOCE)

Additionally,  in a separate Advice Letter PG&E submitted the PIP for the Energy Financing Line Item Charge (EFLIC) pilot, which will be conducted only in their service territory; see here (and also here for a related filing).

(The utilities have also submitted for CPUC approval their On-Bill Repayment Tariffs, as described in a separate posting, additionally, FYI, they made a presentation on the pilots and OBR tariffs to Financial Institutions, Presentation for FI industry.)


About David Nemtzow

David Nemtzow, Principal, Nemtzow & Associates, has worked on energy efficiency for over thirty years, having run a large State government energy, water and utility department, the Alliance to Save Energy, and an energy and utility consulting practice, and he has been on the executive team of a clean energy startup company. He has provided technical and policy advice to policy makers and regulators; built partnerships and coalitions, and communicated complex energy issues to corporate CEOs, energy professionals, community leaders, senior government officials and the public. Nemtzow currently advises on strategic, programmatic and analytic concerns on utility, energy efficiency and other distributed and demand-side issues on behalf of California utility, corporate, trade association and other clients. He co-drafted the California Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan (2008) on behalf of the California investor-owned utilities.