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File #: 21-0785    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/11/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/1/2021 Final action: 9/1/2021
Title: Resolution approving and attesting to the veracity of the 2020 Power Source Disclosure Program Annual Report and associated Power Content Label to the California Energy Commission for the year ending December 31, 2020.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Resolution 2021-103
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION



DATE: 09/01/2021

TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

FROM: Utilities Department

SUBJECT:
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Resolution approving and attesting to the veracity of the 2020 Power Source Disclosure Program Annual Report and associated Power Content Label to the California Energy Commission for the year ending December 31, 2020.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
For compliance under the California Energy Commission regulation, all Publicly Owned Utilities' governing bodies are required to approve and attest to the veracity of the Power Source Disclosure Program Annual Reports and the associated Power Content Label by October 1st of each year.


RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommended action
That the City Council adopt Resolution No. 2021-103, approving and attesting to the veracity of the 2020 Power Source Disclosure Program Annual Report and associated Power Content Label to the California Energy Commission for the year ending December 31, 2020.

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BACKGROUND & HISTORY:
The requirement of this process was initiated by Senate Bill 1305 (SB 1305) in 1997 to ensure that all retail suppliers of electricity disclose to consumers the sources of energy used to provide the electric service in an accurate, reliable, and easy to understand manner. The SB 1305 Report is commonly referred to as the Power Source Disclosure (PSD) Report. The Utilities Department, previously the Department of Water and Power, submits an annual PSD Report to the California Energy Commission (CEC) by June 1st each year. The information contained in this report is used to prepare the annual Power Content Label (PCL), which is provided to our customers by October 1st of each year by posting the PCL on the City's website and the CEC's website.


ANALYSIS:
In 2017, the CEC regulation implemented by SB 1305 was amended by Assembly Bill 162, and the changes became retroactive effective to October 31, 2016. The changes included a provision that requires utilities to e...

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