Paul Phillips

Electric Retail Rates Section

California Public Utilities Commission Energy Division

Paul oversees the Electric Rates section of the CPUC Energy Division, developing statewide pricing strategies for an evolving grid, including dynamic pricing programs and the CalFUSE framework. Earlier in his career, Paul focused on AB 32 implementation, energy procurement, wholesale communications market development, utility cost modeling, mergers & acquisitions, and academic consulting on electric market restructuring and the energy crisis. He later served as an energy advisor specializing in renewable procurement, net energy metering, and gas and electric rates. Paul holds an MPA in Business & Government Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and a BA in Economics and English Literature from UCLA.