In accordance with the Government Modernization, Efficiency, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2005 (Figueroa, Chapter 686, Statutes of 2005), the California Energy Commission provides the customer service links for frequently asked questions, forms, and applications, and instructions for filling out complaints.

All public meeting notices and associated agendas are posted on the website. Please check the calendar for more information. The Energy Commission takes formal actions at its business meetings. Agendas for each meeting are on the Business Meetings page.


Check the proceedings/docket list for an individual proceeding. Subscribe to the proceeding by signing up for its list serve.

You may also subscribe to more than one active list by going to the Subscriptions page.

Items sent out include notices, orders, and upcoming events.

Under the Warren Alquist Act, the Public Advisor is nominated by the Energy Commission and appointed by the Governor for a three-year term to ensure the public has full and adequate participation in proceedings. More can be found by going to the Public Advisor’s Office.

Anyone can speak for three minutes or less at a business meeting on an issue concerning the Energy Commission. Contact the Public Advisor's Office at 916-654-4489 or 800-822-6228 in California for any questions.

To participate by telephone, please call toll-free 1-888-823-5065 on business meeting days (Pacific Time). The passcode for the meeting is "Business Meeting". Please give the operator the item number if you plan to speak about a specific item. 

To avoid potential technical problems with the Energy Commission’s telephone link, the recommendation is to submit a written comment by fax at 916-654-4493 or emailed to by 5 p.m. two days before the scheduled business meeting.

All laws, regulations, or executive orders that direct a public proceeding are explained in the main page of that proceeding. Check the proceedings/docket list.

Comment on any proceeding by emailing Dockets Office. Please provide the docket number of the proceeding in the subject line of the email. You may also participate in the discussions that precede the formal Energy Commission business meeting.



Commission Business Meeting Agendas and Relevant Material