The proposed decision of ALJ Darwin E. Farrar in this matter was mailed to the parties in accordance with Section 311 of the Public Utilities Code and comments were allowed under Rule 14.3 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure. Comments were filed on April 9, 2012, by The Association of California Water Agencies, Build It Green, The California Building Performance Contractors Association, The California Construction Industry Labor Management Cooperation Trust, The California Energy Efficiency Industry Council, The California Housing Partnership Corporation, The California Center for Sustainable Energy, The City and County of San Francisco, The Division of Ratepayer Advocates, The Eastern Municipal Water District, Ecology Action, EnerNOC, Inc., Efficiency First, Green for All/Ella Baker Center for Human Rights /Greenlining Institute, The Irvine Ranch Water District , The Local Government Sustainability Energy Coalition, The National Association of Energy Service Companies, The National Consumer Law Center, The Natural Resources Defense Council, OPower, The Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Portland Energy Conservation Incorporated,511 Proctor Engineering Group Limited, OuEST, The Southern California Edison Company, The San Diego Gas & Electric Company, The Sierra Business Council, Simple Energy, Inc., SolarCity, The Switch Lighting Company, The Utility Reform Network, The West Basin Municipal Water District, and Women's Energy Matters.512
Reply comments were filed on April 16, 2012 by the Association of California Water Agencies, the Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments, Marin Energy Authority, the Building Performance Institute, the California Center for Sustainable Energy,513 the California Construction Industry Labor Management Cooperation Trust, the California Energy Efficiency Industry Council, California Housing Partnership Corporation, the City and County of San Francisco, the Division of Ratepayer Advocates, Eastern Municipal Water District, EnerNOC, Inc., the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights/Greenlining Institute/Green for All, Inland Empire Utilities Agency, Irvine Ranch Water District, the Local Government Sustainable Energy Coalition, the National Consumer Law Center, the Natural Resources Defense Council, Pacific Gas and Electric, San Diego Gas & Electric/SoCalGas, Sierra Business Council, Southern California Edison, The Utility Reform Network, West Basin Municipal Water District, Women's Energy Matters.
Several substantive and non-substantive changes have been made in response to the parties' comments and reply comments, as described elsewhere in this decision.
511 PECI also filed a motion for acceptance of late-filed comments, which is hereby granted.
512 Simple Energy and Switch Lighting filed concurrent motions for party status. These motions are hereby granted.
513 CCSE also filed a motion for acceptance of late-filed reply comments, which is hereby granted.