Friends of the Earth To Get $72,000 From CPUC?

CPUC Public Agenda 3391 Thursday, January 19, 2017 Consent Agenda - Intervenor Compensation Orders 36 [15215]

Compensation to Friends of the Earth I12-10-013, A13-01-016, A13-03-005, A13-03-013, A13-03-014 - Related matters.

Order Instituting Investigation on the Commission’s Own Motion into the Rates, Operations, Practices, Services and Facilities of Southern California Edison Company and San Diego Gas and Electric Company Associated with the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station Units 2 and 3. Consolidated applications include Southern California Edison Company and San Diego Gas & Electric Company.

PROPOSED OUTCOME: ® Awards Friends of the Earth $72,289.37 for substantial contribution to Decision (D.) 14-11-040. D.14-11-040 approved the settlement agreement between Southern California Edison Company (SCE), San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&() and four settling parities, which provided resolution of rate recovery issues related to the shutdown of San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

Friends of the Earth requested $483,503.01. SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS: ® Substantial contribution by intervenors, as found here, enhances the Commission’s regulation and oversight of public utilities, which under Pub. Util. Code § 451 must "promote the safety, health, comfort, and convenience of its patrons, employees, and the public.”

ESTIMATED COST: ® $72,289.37 plus interest, to be paid by ratepayers of SCE and SDG&E. 

(CPUC Agenda Doc, p 37)