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Distributed Energy Resources Data Compliance - JC-433252

Energy Division/ Customer Generation and Demand Response Branch / Customer Generation Section


Under the direction of the Program and Project Supervisor, the Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) will oversee the ongoing contracting and performance oversight of third-party expert consultants needed to meet compliance requirements pursuant to AB 2143 (Carillo 2022) and to oversee the California Distributed Generation Statistics website. AB 2143 requires the CPUC to implement a new records retention system of prevailing wage documentation linked to specific qualified renewable electrical generation projects and any associated battery storage taking service on Net Energy Metering or Net Billing tariffs. The expert consultant provides outreach to required reporters to accept and conduct quality controls of payroll information and ensures the information is received by the CPUC to meet legislative requirements using a secure process as established with the support of the AGPA.

California Distributed Generation Statistics (DGStats) is the CPUC's official public reporting site of all distributed generation projects in PG&E, SCE, and SDG&E.

Additionally, AB 2143 requires the CPUC to prepare annual reports on the growth of DER in disadvantaged and low-income communities for residential customers. This position would also support in the procurement, contracting and management of a one-time consultant needed to develop a reporting methodology and information analysis protocol that will ensure ongoing compliance with the new DER reporting requirements in AB 2143.


The AGPA may be tasked with conducting original research on complex and technical problems; will take lead responsibility in managing work products and timelines for a CPUC activities; organize stakeholder meetings and workshops; summarize positions on policy proposals; and assist Administrative Law Judges in drafting proceeding document. The AGPA will be expected to work with the utilities and other stakeholders to ensure program administration activities are conducted in a manner consistent with Commission decisions and directives, as well as yield results that advance state policy, and ratepayer interests.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.


Minimum Qualifications: Please review the minimum qualifications for the Associate Governmental Program Analyst position here


Application To-Dos: 

  1. Create a CalCareers account if you haven't already
  2. Take the exam for the classification you're applying for - CalCareers (Hit “Apply Now” to get to the exam). This will allow you to become “list eligible” to apply for the role
  3. Fill out the STD 678 form within your CalCareers application. This is the legal document we will use to review your application
  4. Attach your Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) within your CalCareers application.
    1. Describe your experience managing projects requiring coordinationw ith individuals across multiple organizations, prioritizing assignments, and meeting deadlines.
    2. Describe your experience conducting independent research and analysis, and evaluating effectiveness of such analysis in achieving its intended goals.
    3. Describe your experience working in administrative areas including (if you have such experience) record retention, archiving crucial documents as related to record-keeping, and related activity.
  5. Ensure your SOQ is formatted with the following requirements:
    • Number your responses in the same order as the questions listed, 1-3. Do not consolidate your responses.
    • Use 11-point Arial font
    • Single-spaced
    • 2 page limit
    • Submit your application by June 5, 2024 @ 11:59 PM PT


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