In the case of San Francisco, the government is already in the energy business. It produces about between 200 and 300 megawatts of power from its Hetch Hetchy Hydroelectric project in Yosemite.
As the Director of CleanPowerSF, Kim Malcolm led San Francisco’s community choice aggregation program. Prior to that position, Malcolm was employed for 25 years by the California Public Utilities Commission in various leadership positions, including Administrative Law Judge, Chief of Staff to the President, Advisor to four Commissioners, and Director of Administration.
Malcolm has a masters degree from the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. She has served on the boards of numerous Bay Area nonprofit organizations, taught seminars on topics related to regulation, and organized professional and fundraising events.