News from the State of California about a former researcher at the Environmental Energy Technologies Division of Berkeley Lab:
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointment.
Carla Peterman, 34, of Sacramento, has been appointed to the California Public Utilities Commission. Peterman has served as a member of the California Energy Commission since 2011, where she was lead commissioner for renewables, transportation, natural gas and the 2012 Independent Energy Policy Report. She also served as a committee member in a number of power plant siting cases and was the Energy Commission’s representative on the Western Interstate Energy Board, the Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Board and the State Assistance Fund for Enterprise, Business and Industrial Development Corporation Board. Peterman conducted research at the University of California Energy Institute from 2006 to 2011 and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory from 2008 to 2010.