Energy Safety Issues Draft Annual Reports on Compliance for California Electrical Corporations’ 2020 Wildfire Mitigation Plans

SACRAMENTO – The Office of Energy Infrastructure Safety (Energy Safety) today issued Draft Annual Reports on Compliance (ARC) for California electrical corporations’ 2020 Wildfire Mitigation Plan (WMP) implementation. In its draft reports, Energy Safety found that Southern California Edison, Horizon West Transmission, and Trans Bay Cable had each substantially complied with their approved 2020 WMPs.

The release of the Draft ARCs initiates a public comment period. Opening comments may be submitted no later than November 28, 2022. Reply comments may be submitted no later than December 8, 2022. Comments may be submitted to Energy Safety’s e-filing system in the 2020 ARC docket (#2020-ARC).

Energy Safety is required to conduct an annual assessment of the electrical corporations’ implementation of their approved WMPs and determine if they have substantially complied with their plans.

Additional Annual Reports on Compliance on the 2020 WMPs for Pacific Gas & Electric, PacifiCorp, San Diego Gas & Electric, Bear Valley Electric Service, and Liberty Utilities is scheduled to be released within the coming weeks.

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