• Welcome

  • ORA'S Mission

    Our statutory mission is to obtain the lowest possible rate for service consistent with safety, reliability, and the state's environmental goals. 


  • How to Use this Site


    ORA's website contains useful information on ORA's policy positions and advocacy efforts to protect California customers in the areas of Energy, Water, and Communications regulation related to California's Investor Owned Utilities (IOU).  For each of these areas, ORA maintains a portal page that provides an overview of the issues and guides you to ORA's current policy work representing customers.  Each issue page will provide you with Background, ORA's Positions, access to the Proceeding's docket, and additional relevant Resources.


  • Notice of Name Change

    On September 26, 2013 the governor of California signed SB 96, which among other things, changed the name of DRA -- the Division of Ratepayer Advocates to “ORA - the Office of Ratepayer Advocates.”