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Public Utilities Code - PUC

DIVISION 1. REGULATION OF PUBLIC UTILITIES [201 - 3260]

  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764. )
  

PART 1. PUBLIC UTILITIES ACT [201 - 2120]

  ( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764. )
  

CHAPTER 5. Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity [1001 - 1102]

  ( Chapter 5 enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764. )
  

ARTICLE 1. Specified Utilities [1001 - 1013]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764. )

  
1002.3.  

In considering an application for a certificate for an electric transmission facility pursuant to Section 1001, the commission shall consider cost-effective alternatives to transmission facilities that meet the need for an efficient, reliable, and affordable supply of electricity, including, but not limited to, demand-side alternatives such as targeted energy efficiency, ultraclean distributed generation, as defined in Section 353.2, and other demand reduction resources.

(Added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 366, Sec. 5. Effective January 1, 2006.)