Public Advocates Office

Our mission is to advocate for the lowest possible bills for customers of California's regulated utilities consistent with safety, reliability, and the state's climate goals.



Learn about the energy issues we work on such as rate design and clean electricity.


Find out more about our advocacy work for more affordable broadband for all and reliable and accessible communications services.


Ratepayers deserve affordable, safe, reliable drinking water. Learn more about our work on water affordability, accessibility, general rate cases, and acquisitions.

Discover our most recent press releases, news coverage, publications, and more.


View current legislation that the Public Advocates Office is tracking on energy, water, and communications issues.

Find a list of key proceedings the Public Advocates Office has engaged in on behalf of California ratepayers.


Customer Support

Need assistance? The California Public Utilities Commission website is where you can file complaints, get support on late bills, and find out more information on disconnections and financial assistance.

What is the CPUC

Explore services for consumers on the California Public Utilities Commission website, including complaint resolution, rate and tariff information, discounts, incentives, and rebates.

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