In 2011, the CPUC ordered Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) to submit a PSEP. In August 2011, SoCalGas forecasted $1.4 billion during 2012-2015 for safety upgrade measures, proposing to recover from customers:
SoCalGas's parent company, Sempra, submitted to the CPUC a joint plan with SDG&E.
Evidentiary Hearings were held at the CPUC in August 2012.
DRA served its testimony in response to SoCalGas's Pipeline Safety Enhancement Plans (PSEP) on June 19, 2012. While DRA provides an analysis of what SoCalGas's cost estimates should be, DRA recommends that SoCalGas customers should not be responsible for the vast majority of these costs. Instead, SoCalGas shareholders should bear the cost of making improvements to ensure its pipeline system is safe. Specifically, DRA recommends:
See DRA's detailed policy position:
DRA will submit Opening and Reply Briefs in October 2012.
See the proceeding docket.
See DRA's Press Release.See DRA's Presentation on SoCalGas/SDG&E PSEP.