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Xcel Requests Rate Increases In Colorado For Natural Gas

DENVER (AP) – Xcel Energy plans to ask Colorado’s utility regulator to OK rate increases of around 3 percent this year and in the next two years, saying Tuesday it needs the money to pay for about $1 billion in new pipes, and other safety and reliability improvements. 245 more words


Tow Company Refunds Money, Says ‘Mistakes Are Made’

DENVER (CBS4) – A Denver towing company that has been the target of numerous complaints to the state Public Utilities Commission and the Better Business Bureau has refunded tow fees to a Denver woman after the company indicated it may have mistakenly towed the woman’s car and refused to release it until she paid nearly $300 in towing fees. 615 more words


HECO, PUC reach agreement on solar approvals

The new chairman of the Public Utilities Commission has reached an agreement with Hawaiian Electric.

The plan was to issue an order to the power company. 420 more words


PUC to issue order after solar letter, HECO apologizes for confusion

KHON2 has learned the state is issuing an order to Hawaiian Electric following the utility’s decision not to approve solar applications.

On Wednesday, we told you HECO is telling some Big Island residents that their solar applications cannot be approved. 457 more words


HECO stops some solar approvals while awaiting PUC decision

“Disturbing.” That’s how newly appointed Public Utilities Commission chairman Randall Iwase describes Hawaiian Electric’s latest request.

Last month, the company asked the PUC to lower the rate it pays to customers with home solar systems. 345 more words


Water is NOT a Commodity

Nine (9) year-old Luke Sekera-Flanders of Fryeburg in Maine’s poorest county, Oxford County, took on the Nestle company, one of the world’s largest bottled water-for-profit producers, which was seeking a 45 year contract with the Public Utilities Commission. 151 more words


Proposal Could End Most White Pages Delivery In Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The annual arrival of a fat phone book on Minnesota doorsteps may soon be a thing of the past.

The state Public Utilities Commission has proposed letting companies deliver residential phone directories electronically, sending customers a phone book only if they ask for one. 269 more words