The Power Association of Northern California is a non-profit trade organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of the power industry in California and all of its component parts. PANC sponsors monthly luncheon meetings and educational seminars to help professionals better understand the challenges confronting the power industry. Monthly luncheon meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month in San Francisco. Guest speakers include legislators, CEO’s, Commissioners and other experts from both the regulated and unregulated side of the industry. dfdf

PANC In The News

PANC Annual Awards Luncheon On January 17, at our Annual Awards Luncheon, the Power Association honored outgoing Commissioner MIKE FLORIO for his years of service to the California Public Utilities Commission.
Shifting Grid Sands The impacts of changing technologies and creating a multi-state grid on California’s carbon-lite energy policies, jobs outlook and power rates were debated May 17 at the Power Association of Northern California’s annual seminar in San Francisco.
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Gatto: Ballot Measure ‘Only Way’ for CPUC Reform  One month after his major CPUC reform bill stumbled in the waning hours of the legislative session, Assemblymember Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) said a ballot initiative was “the only way” to achieve comprehensive reform of the embattled energy regulator. > Read More
Traditional Conservatives Make The Case For Carbon Tax to Fight Climate Change: In “The Conservative Case For Carbon Dividends”, a blue chip group of eight notables – including former U.S. Secretaries of State James Baker and George Shultz – has attempted to do what others have tried: to make the case for arresting climate change and prospering in the bargain. > Read More

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PANC is the leading organization for power industry professionals. PANC connects you with the top leaders in the industry – from legislators, CEO’s to Commissioners and other experts.

  • Access to power industry professionals and knowledge
  • Peer-to-peer networking opportunities
  • Discounts on all PANC sponsored events & activities
  • Discounts to industry newsletter subscriptions & trade shows


Gavin_1PANC Welcomes California Lt. Governor GAVIN NEWSOM:  For our February monthly Luncheon, PANC was pleased to welcome California Lieutenant Governor GAVIN NEWSOM. A much sought after public speaker,  Newsom’s insight covers a broad spectrum of public policy – from economics to technology, civil rights, entrepreneurship and government reform. Newsom shared his perspective on the future of energy in California and impact of state lands with state energy policy (ie: Diablo Canyon) as well as the interaction of state government with the new Trump administration.
Project Manager Opening (GreenFire Energy) GreenFire Energy (GFE) of Emeryville is seeking a Project Manager for its upcoming demonstration of ECO2G, an innovative, renewable geothermal power technology with potential worldwide applications.  The Project Manager will be an Independent Contractor.  The position is anticipated to be half-time for 12-15 months beginning May, 2017.
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Undergrounding Program Manager Sought The City of Laguna Beach Public Works Department seeks a strong, innovative professional to lead the effort to underground overhead utilities throughout the City.  Reporting directly to the Assistant City Manager/Director of Public Works, the ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge and experience in undergrounding overhead utilities, and a thorough understanding of current legislation and Public Utilities Commission regulations.
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