“Without fully addressing inverse condemnation, SB 901 still addresses IOU exposure to wildfire damage liability in eight provisions, ClearView Energy Partners LLC noted, including: creating conditions that would allow IOUs to file with the CPUC and recover some costs retroactively (from the 2017 wildfires); establishing a new standard for determining “just and reasonable” costs that IOUs seek to recover going forward for wildfire incidents starting in 2019; and expanding requirements for IOU wildfire mitigation plans.
While SB 901 received a vote before midnight on Friday, another controversial measure did not. AB 813 which provided a pathway to expand CAISO’s jurisdiction, was denied a vote after a similar bill was rejected the year before, despite Brown’s support.
The two-year bill was a regionalization vehicle that would have created a committee and stakeholder process for expanded ISO governance.”
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