Electric Safety Policy Division
The Electric Safety Policy Division includes staff with a variety of background: from policy analysts to engineers and environmental scientists. Responsibilities include analyzing and evaluating the electrical corporations’ annual Wildfire Mitigation Plans, evaluating the electrical corporation’s safety certification submissions, conducting Safety Culture Assessments, and reviewing executive compensation structures submitted by the electrical corporations.
Electrical Undergrounding Division
The Electrical Undergrounding Division oversees the approval or denial of electrical corporations’ voluntary 10-year plans to underground electric distribution lines in high fire threat districts per SB 884 and monitors compliance with an approved plan.
Compliance Assurance Division
The Compliance Assurance Division oversees electrical corporation compliance with approved Wildfire Mitigation Plans. In executing this mission, the Compliance Assurance Division performs audits, inspections, and investigations, as needed. The scope of these activities range from review of records to physical assessment of electrical lines and equipment.
The Data Analytics Division supports the operational needs of the Office of Energy Infrastructure Safety. The Division is focused on data analysis and GIS development to enable data-driven decision making.