SAN FRANCISCO, October 1, 2013 - The Office of Ratepayer Advocates (ORA) is California’s independent consumer advocacy organization representing customers of investor owned utilities. On September 26, 2013 the governor signed SB 96, which among other things, changed the name of DRA -- the Division of Ratepayer Advocates to “ORA - the Office of Ratepayer Advocates.”

ORA’s name change is effective immediately.