Pursuant to the Governor’s proclamation of a state of emergency on July 30, 2021 (Proclamation), the California State Emergency Program (CSEP or Program) will allow for utilities to compensate enrolled participating customers for mobilization activities or incremental load reduction (energy — kWh) activities during a specified event achieved through (1) reduced usage and/or (2) use of backup generation. This program applies to events occurring between August 15, 2021 and October 31, 2021, unless extended by a subsequent order.
In accordance with the terms of the Proclamation, funding for the Program will be state funds administered on a reimbursement basis by the California Department of Finance to any investor-owned utility (bundled or unbundled, and inclusive of electric cooperatives) or publicly owned utility (utility), including reasonable administrative costs.
- July 30, 2021 Proclamation
- California State Emergency Program Process/Guidelines
- California State Emergency Program Reimbursement Claim Form
- California State Emergency Program Enrolled Customer Template
Please submit forms and direct questions to: CAStateEmergencyProgram@dof.ca.gov.
Sections 3(g), 3(h) and 6 of the Proclamation require that participating customers provide information to the California Air Resources Board and the California Energy Commission. Information about submitting that information may be found at the Energy Commission website.