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Denver Warns Tow Trucks: Drop The Overcharging

DENVER (CBS4)– On the heels of a CBS4 Investigation that found some Denver tow companies routinely overcharging drivers for “drop fees,” the Denver City Attorney has sent a letter to 110 tow companies warning them that if they continue to break the law by overcharging, they face possible jail time and hefty fines. 398 more words


PUC looks into possible problems at Oahu's largest generating unit

Oahu’s largest generating unit, an independent 180-megawatt power plant operated by AES, went down Wednesday.

The incident caused Hawaiian Electric to shut off power to large portions of the island. 249 more words


Hawaiian Electric proposes community solar pilot project

Hawaiian Electric Company is proposing a new pilot project that paves the way for 50 Oahu customers to enjoy the benefits of solar without having to put panels on their rooftops. 316 more words


Uber Fined $7.3 Million For Withholding Information From California Regulators

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS / AP) — Uber picked up a hefty fare Wednesday when a judge fined the taxi-alternative company $7.3 million for refusing to give California regulators information about its business practices, including accident details and how accessible vehicles are to disabled riders. 265 more words


Modeling for the Triple Bottom Line

We will never have all the energy data we need, let alone all the assumptions perfect, in this model. It has been a fascinating 6 weeks so far, and I am learning a lot about the human element as well as the data that goes into triple bottom line modeling. 60 more words


Public Utilities Commission Unanimously Passes Re-Vamped Rate Structure

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com)  —  The Public Utilities Commission on Friday unanimously passed a rate re-vamp.

Californians who use less energy will likely be paying more. Big users will see a price decrease. 303 more words


Regulators Pass Higher Electricity Rates For Most California Residents

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — Most residential customers in California will see their electricity bills increase under a new rate structure passed Friday by state regulators. 421 more words