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Energy Electricity Net Generation Megawatt Hours 199,297,472 MWh
Total Nameplate Capacity of Generation Fleet, 2012 70,338 MW
Nameplate Capacity Built Before 1980 26,191 MW
Percent Capacity Built Before 1980 37%
Average Retail Price of Electricity 15.39ยข/kWh
Electricity Generated from Coal 0%
Electricity Generated from Natural Gas 30%
Electricity Generated from Nuclear Energy 10%
Electricity Generated from Hydroelectric 28%
Electricity Generated from Geothermal Energy 7%
Electricity Generated from Petroleum 0%
Electricity Generated from Solar Energy 13%
Electricity Generated from Biomass 3%
Electricity Generated from Wind 9%
Electricity Generated from Other Sources 0%
Name
Edmund "Jerry" Brown, Jr.
Party Affiliation
Democrat
Assumed Office
2011-01-03
Name
California Public Utilities Commission
Abbreviation
CPUC
Year Established
1911
Associated ISO or RTO
CAISO (California ISO)
Regulated Services
["Electricity", "Natural Gas", "Rail", "Telecommunications", "Transportation", "Water"]
Number of Seats
5
Staff Size
940
Current Commissioner Count
5
Term Length in Years
6 Years
Term Limit
false
Name
California State Legislature
Session Length in Months
9
Session Start Date
2016-12-05
Session End Date
2017-09-15