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Sunday Observer
NWSDB to come under PUC purviewThe Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) and the Ministry of City P
NWSDB to come under PUC purview
Sunday Observer / Posted yesterday
The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) and the Ministry of City Planning and Water Supply are engineering legislation to bring the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) under the purview of the PUCSL, which will function as... Read more
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Sunday Observer
PUCSL issues guidelinesand information required by the Commission for making decisions, a regulatory a
PUCSL issues guidelines
Sunday Observer / Posted yesterday
and information required by the Commission for making decisions, a regulatory accounting system is to be put in place. The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka(PUCSL) has issued accountancy guidelines to licensees of electricity generation,... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Dallas, TX's Water & Sewer Revs 'AA+'; Outlook Stablebetween the city and SRA to arrive at a new price once the contract was renewed
Fitch Rates Dallas, TX's Water & Sewer Revs 'AA+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
between the city and SRA to arrive at a new price once the contract was renewed. The city appealed SRA's rate to the Public Utilities Commission, contending the new rate violates the Texas Water Code and the contract. An administrative law... Read more
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The Mercury News
End California Coastal Commission's secret dealingsconversations with interested parties, with two notable exceptions: the Coastal
End California Coastal Commission's secret dealings
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
conversations with interested parties, with two notable exceptions: the Coastal Commission and -- you guessed it -- the Public Utilities Commission, which has a thoroughly documented record of cozying up to powerful players at the expense of the... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Nationwide, AEP argue over $16,000 repair billof $1,000 and receiving $15,200.21 from the insurer to replace items that had b
Nationwide, AEP argue over $16,000 repair bill
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
of $1,000 and receiving $15,200.21 from the insurer to replace items that had been damaged. The case is now before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio and will proceed much like a civil lawsuit. Nationwide wants AEP to pay the costs of the... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Outrage as Communications Giant Takes Over Verizonhe was with Verizon FiOS. Some customers have attempted to express their disma
Outrage as Communications Giant Takes Over Verizon
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
he was with Verizon FiOS. Some customers have attempted to express their dismay by reporting the issues to The California Public Utilities Commission, with the body reporting several hundred complaints. These complaints prompted the chair of the... Read more
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The Hill
Bay Area energy meeting is where climate protection gets realwith only about 75 percent of the population it once had. The Bay Area is threa
Bay Area energy meeting is where climate protection gets real
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
with only about 75 percent of the population it once had. The Bay Area is threatened by the same fate – San Francisco’s Public Utilities Commission projects regional water levels could rise 8 feet over current high tide by the end of this... Read more
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Orange County Register
State adopts map showing power-line fire dangerelectricity on Thursday adopted a map that shows where power lines pose the gre
State adopts map showing power-line fire danger
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
electricity on Thursday adopted a map that shows where power lines pose the greatest wildfire danger. The California Public Utilities Commission approved the use of what it calls Fire Map 1, which shows parts of the state that are especially... Read more
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Providence Business News
Gas supporter tapped for PUChas nominated Marion Gold, currently R.I. Office of Energy Resources commission
Gas supporter tapped for PUC
Providence Business News / Posted 2 days ago
has nominated Marion Gold, currently R.I. Office of Energy Resources commissioner, to join the three-member R.I. Public Utilities Commission. The quasi-judicial organization monitors public utilities, including electricity, gas and... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Formal complaints continue vs. Frontierfrom Verizon, and users are still reporting problems. Since April 1, there hav
Formal complaints continue vs. Frontier
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
from Verizon, and users are still reporting problems. Since April 1, there have been 619 consumer complaints made to the Public Utilities Commission in the state, and more than 400 have been filed since April 28, said Terry Hadley, director of... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
California adopts map showing power-line fire dangerthe state’s electricity have adopted a map that shows where power lines pose th
California adopts map showing power-line fire danger
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
the state’s electricity have adopted a map that shows where power lines pose the greatest wildfire danger. The California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday, May 26, 2016, approved the use of what it calls Fire Map 1, which shows parts of the... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Nevada panel recommends rooftop solar 'grandfathering'date their system started operating. Lawmakers could consider the proposed bil
Nevada panel recommends rooftop solar 'grandfathering'
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 2 days ago
date their system started operating. Lawmakers could consider the proposed bill when they reconvene in early 2017. The Public Utilities Commission voted to increase rates in December, saying it would eliminate a subsidy paid by customers... Read more
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Ventura County Star
One state agency approves new power plant on Oxnard’s coast, but final decision is next yearMandalay's stack is taller and striped. A new beachside power plant in Oxnard
One state agency approves new power plant on Oxnard’s coast, but final decision is next year
Ventura County Star / Posted 2 days ago
Mandalay's stack is taller and striped. A new beachside power plant in Oxnard received approval from the California Public Utilities Commission in San Francisco on Thursday, although a decision from the regulatory agency with ultimate... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Decision delayed on gas pipeline that would run through San Bernardino County to Moreno ValleyThe California Public Utilities Commission has once again delayed a vote on a p
Decision delayed on gas pipeline that would run through San Bernardino County to Moreno Valley
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 2 days ago
The California Public Utilities Commission has once again delayed a vote on a plan to build a 65-mile natural gas pipeline through San Bernardino County to Moreno Valley. The decision was delayed Thursday at the request of Commissioner Catherine... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Movers & Shakers: Marin designers open showroom in LarkspurEbke, 57, of Corte Madera, has been appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to serve as d
Movers & Shakers: Marin designers open showroom in Larkspur
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Ebke, 57, of Corte Madera, has been appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to serve as deputy executive director at the California Public Utilities Commission, where she has held several positions since 1990, most recently serving as law judge for the past... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
California regulators approve battery storage to help avoid summer blackoutssupply, which faces potential shortages because of the troubled Aliso Canyon na
California regulators approve battery storage to help avoid summer blackouts
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
supply, which faces potential shortages because of the troubled Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility. The California Public Utilities Commission wants Southern California Edison to expedite plans to acquire electricity storage using batteries... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
CPUC OKs construction of NRG Energy’s Puente Power Project in OxnardThe California Public Utilities Commission approved construction of Oxnard’s Pu
CPUC OKs construction of NRG Energy’s Puente Power Project in Oxnard
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
The California Public Utilities Commission approved construction of Oxnard’s Puente Power Project at a May 26 meeting in San Francisco. The commission unanimously approved construction of the plant in a 5-0 vote. Houston-based NRG Energy wants to... Read more
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The Mercury News
PG&E wants charges tossed in San Bruno explosion trialbelieve a PG&E's flawed record keeping and shoddy maintenance, combined with la
PG&E wants charges tossed in San Bruno explosion trial
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
believe a PG&E's flawed record keeping and shoddy maintenance, combined with lazy oversight by the state Public Utilities Commission coalesced in disastrous fashion to cause the explosion. "PG&E thinks that it can walk scot free... Read more
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Silicon Valley
PG&E wants charges tossed in San Bruno explosion trialbelieve a PG&E's flawed record keeping and shoddy maintenance, combined with la
PG&E wants charges tossed in San Bruno explosion trial
Silicon Valley / Posted 2 days ago
believe a PG&E's flawed record keeping and shoddy maintenance, combined with lazy oversight by the state Public Utilities Commission coalesced in disastrous fashion to cause the explosion. "PG&E thinks that it can walk scot free... Read more
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New America Media
Briefing Highlights Energy, Cost Saving Options for Low Income CaliforniansPrograms and Strategies Allen Fernandez Smith (foreground) and Cody Naylor, Sta
Briefing Highlights Energy, Cost Saving Options for Low Income Californians
New America Media / Posted 3 days ago
Programs and Strategies Allen Fernandez Smith (foreground) and Cody Naylor, Stakeholder Liaison with the California Public Utilities Commission speak at a briefing for ethnic media in San Francisco. (Credit Peter Schurmann)SAN FRANCISCO –... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Watchdog group shows 'cozy' emails between state regulators and utility executivesof thousands of internal emails to and from her former employer, Pacific Gas &
Watchdog group shows 'cozy' emails between state regulators and utility executives
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
of thousands of internal emails to and from her former employer, Pacific Gas & Electric, as well as others. The California Public Utilities Commission has been under criminal investigation since 2014 for its handling of the San Bruno explosion as... Read more
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Times News
State Supreme Court overturns PPL ruling2011, snowstorm may emerge now after the state Supreme Court overturned a lower
State Supreme Court overturns PPL ruling
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
2011, snowstorm may emerge now after the state Supreme Court overturned a lower-court ruling that allowed PPL and the state Public Utilities Commission to keep them secret. The Supreme Court panel of judges on Wednesday handed down the ruling,... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Final vote on solar 'grandfathering' Thursdaycustomers go back to the more generous rate structure for 25 years from the dat
Final vote on solar 'grandfathering' Thursday
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 3 days ago
customers go back to the more generous rate structure for 25 years from the date they started using their panels. The Public Utilities Commission increased rates in December. Rooftop solar companies cut jobs in Nevada, saying the rates made... Read more
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Times News
Court: PPL must turn over documents from 2011 snowstorm outage2011 snow storm may emerge now after the state Supreme Court overturned a lower
Court: PPL must turn over documents from 2011 snowstorm outage
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
2011 snow storm may emerge now after the state Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling that allowed PPL and the state Public Utilities Commission to keep them secret. The Supreme Court panel of judges on Wednesday handed down the ruling,... Read more
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Fortune
Does Rooftop Solar Benefit All? That's the DebateSegal This sunny outlook for the rooftop solar industry in Nevada is a contras
Does Rooftop Solar Benefit All? That's the Debate
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
Segal This sunny outlook for the rooftop solar industry in Nevada is a contrast to the more dour data that the Nevada Public Utilities Commission worked with to make their decision to lower the rates and boost the fees that solar customers... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Power plant proposals for Southern California spark an energy debateStation, as well as the phasing out of older power plants that use ocean water
Power plant proposals for Southern California spark an energy debate
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
Station, as well as the phasing out of older power plants that use ocean water to cool internal systems. The state’s Public Utilities Commission has moved swiftly to bring new projects online to replace the lost electricity generation by San... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
PG&E accuses prosecutors of deceptions in San Bruno blast probetesting older lines for welding problems only if gas pressure exceeded the fede
PG&E accuses prosecutors of deceptions in San Bruno blast probe
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
testing older lines for welding problems only if gas pressure exceeded the federal maximum by 10 percent. The California Public Utilities Commission has fined PG&E $1.6 billion for the explosion and the utility faces additional fines of up to... Read more
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The Morning Call
PA Supreme Court says PUC has to release PPL outage documentsThe state Supreme Court Wednesday sided with a media coalition seeking document
PA Supreme Court says PUC has to release PPL outage documents
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
The state Supreme Court Wednesday sided with a media coalition seeking documents from a state Public Utilities Commission investigation into why PPL bumped one neighborhood repair job ahead of another during a freak October snowstorm in 2011 that... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Asim Haque sworn in as PUCO chairmanstate and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to
Asim Haque sworn in as PUCO chairman
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Asim Haque was sworn in today as Public Utilities Commission of Ohio chairman, saying that the panel "regulates the basic infrastructure that sustains our... Read more
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New America Media
Where To Throw Your Dog Poop, And Other Cost Saving Energy TipsPrograms and Strategies Allen Fernandez Smith (foreground) and Cody Naylor, Sta
Where To Throw Your Dog Poop, And Other Cost Saving Energy Tips
New America Media / Posted 4 days ago
Programs and Strategies Allen Fernandez Smith (foreground) and Cody Naylor, Stakeholder Liaison with the California Public Utilities Commission speak at a briefing for ethnic media in San Francisco. (Credit Peter Schurmann)SAN FRANCISCO –... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Democratic candidates for Congress debate in Pahrumpof Nevada has the opportunity to be at the top of the good list,” Lee said. Sh
Democratic candidates for Congress debate in Pahrump
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 4 days ago
of Nevada has the opportunity to be at the top of the good list,” Lee said. She said the recent decision by the Nevada Public Utilities Commission to change the net-metering tariff for rooftop solar customers is an “abdication of... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
PUC authorizes bids for $1.4 substation transformerhandle load increase to from Kraft expansion By Clay Schuldt Staff Writer
PUC authorizes bids for $1.4 substation transformer
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 4 days ago
handle load increase to from Kraft expansion By Clay Schuldt Staff Writer NEW ULM-The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) on Tuesday authorized city staff to prepare plans and specifications to advertise for bids for a transformer addition and... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
With upcoming SCE rate change, electric bill increases possiblein their bills. The rate shift is in direct response to a new residential rate
With upcoming SCE rate change, electric bill increases possible
Desert Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
in their bills. The rate shift is in direct response to a new residential rate structure adopted July 3 by the California Public Utilities Commission, a move that reportedly will more closely align with the actual costs of providing... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Emails cast clouds over PUC ties to PG&E and Wall StreetSAN BRUNO >> A batch of 100,000 state Public Utilities Commission emails has ra
Emails cast clouds over PUC ties to PG&E and Wall Street
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
SAN BRUNO >> A batch of 100,000 state Public Utilities Commission emails has raised fresh questions about the integrity of the PUC and how it regulates big power companies in the wake of a fatal explosion in San Bruno, according to a consumer group... Read more
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The Mercury News
Emails cast clouds over PUC ties to PG&E and Wall StreetSAN BRUNO -- A batch of 100,000 state Public Utilities Commission emails has ra
Emails cast clouds over PUC ties to PG&E and Wall Street
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
SAN BRUNO -- A batch of 100,000 state Public Utilities Commission emails has raised fresh questions about the integrity of the PUC and how it regulates big power companies in the wake of a fatal explosion in San Bruno, according to a consumer group... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Emails cast clouds over PUC ties to PG&E and Wall StreetSAN BRUNO -- A batch of 100,000 state Public Utilities Commission emails has ra
Emails cast clouds over PUC ties to PG&E and Wall Street
Silicon Valley / Posted 4 days ago
SAN BRUNO -- A batch of 100,000 state Public Utilities Commission emails has raised fresh questions about the integrity of the PUC and how it regulates big power companies in the wake of a fatal explosion in San Bruno, according to a consumer group... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
#TrainToThePlane down again: Power outage stops commuter train from Union Station to Denver airportreported. There have also been delays along the A Line route due to malfunctio
#TrainToThePlane down again: Power outage stops commuter train from Union Station to Denver airport
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 4 days ago
reported. There have also been delays along the A Line route due to malfunctioning crossing arms at intersections. The Public Utilities Commission is requiring flaggers be stationed at each crossing around the clock, to help direct traffic in... Read more
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Daily News
Mini hydro-power projects and human issuesis permitted to commence physical construction at the proposed site. The develo
Mini hydro-power projects and human issues
Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
is permitted to commence physical construction at the proposed site. The developer would submit an application from the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUC) for Energy License and apply for signing a Power Purchase Agreement with the... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
The solar battle on Nevada rooftopsMay 20, 2015, an exasperated Nevada Legislature washed its hands of the net met
The solar battle on Nevada rooftops
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 6 days ago
May 20, 2015, an exasperated Nevada Legislature washed its hands of the net metering debate, punting its resolution to the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada. Exactly one year later, the issue surrounding rates for rooftop solar is poised to... Read more
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Newsmax
Vegas Casinos Plan to Leave Warren Buffett's Nevada Utilitypermission to leave NV Energy, a utility owned by Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway
Vegas Casinos Plan to Leave Warren Buffett's Nevada Utility
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
permission to leave NV Energy, a utility owned by Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., according to filings with the Nevada Public Utilities Commission. MGM said it will pay an exit fee of $86.9 million and depart by Oct. 1, according to a filing on... Read more
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Wired News
A Huge Solar Plant Caught on Fire, and That’s the Least of Its ProblemsIvanpah initially struggled to fulfill its electricity contract, and it would h
A Huge Solar Plant Caught on Fire, and That’s the Least of Its Problems
Wired News / Posted 6 days ago
Ivanpah initially struggled to fulfill its electricity contract, and it would have had to shut down if the California Public Utilities Commission didn’t throw it a bone this past March. “Ivanpah has been such a mess,” says Adam Schultz,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
California Inc.: A big ship celebrates a big milestonerollout in Southern California, which they said was unacceptable. Lawmakers als
California Inc.: A big ship celebrates a big milestone
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
rollout in Southern California, which they said was unacceptable. Lawmakers also expressed displeasure with the California Public Utilities Commission, saying regulators should have known Frontier may have been biting off more than it could... Read more
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The Register
Google-backed solar electricity facility sets itself on fireyear, there was speculation that the plant could close down entirely. Technolo
Google-backed solar electricity facility sets itself on fire
The Register / Posted 6 days ago
year, there was speculation that the plant could close down entirely. Technology Reviewreported in March that California's Public Utilities Commission has given the facility 12 months to increase its production so it can fully deliver on its supply... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
California Public Utilities Commission spawned scandals, criminal allegations and physical disastersPuc, Jerry Brown Posted May. 21, 2016, 9:00 amMirror Staff For years as the Ca
California Public Utilities Commission spawned scandals, criminal allegations and physical disasters
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
Puc, Jerry Brown Posted May. 21, 2016, 9:00 amMirror Staff For years as the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) spawned scandals, criminal... Read more
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Times News
Strike leaves elderly couple cut offand there’s nothing we can do,” she said. They contacted elected officials. Th
Strike leaves elderly couple cut off
Times News / Posted 8 days ago
and there’s nothing we can do,” she said. They contacted elected officials. They filed a complaint with the Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission, which said they’ve been getting many complaints from Verizon customers. On Friday, the Halls... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Looking back at the week in newsphone numbers for everyone in the 603 We were supposed to have run out of numb
Looking back at the week in news
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
phone numbers for everyone in the 603 We were supposed to have run out of numbers by now. Back in 1998, the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission was informed that the state was going to need a new area code because the supply of numbers... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Critics call HECO's liquified natural gas proposal a ploy to garner support for utility's sale"suspicious." "HECO waited until all of the paperwork was in on the merger pro
Critics call HECO's liquified natural gas proposal a ploy to garner support for utility's sale
Hawaii News Now / Posted 8 days ago
"suspicious." "HECO waited until all of the paperwork was in on the merger proceeding, waited until it was at the PUC (Public Utilities Commission) and now they're dangling a carrot in front of the PUC," he said. Earlier this week, Hawaiian... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Dave Stoldt, Paul Sciuto: Pure Water Monterey shows benefits of cooperationis extremely sensitive to and one that is a focus every step of the way. Recen
Dave Stoldt, Paul Sciuto: Pure Water Monterey shows benefits of cooperation
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 8 days ago
is extremely sensitive to and one that is a focus every step of the way. Recently, Pure Water Monterey appeared before the Public Utilities Commission to give sworn testimony with the goal of project approval by summer 2016. This testimony was... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
MGM moving forward with bid to leave NV Energy in OctoberEnergy in the fall, while Wynn Resorts is leaving its options open to do the sa
MGM moving forward with bid to leave NV Energy in October
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 8 days ago
Energy in the fall, while Wynn Resorts is leaving its options open to do the same. The companies filed documents with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada this week after months of back-and-forth with regulators. Wynn, MGM and Las Vegas... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Outgoing PUCO chairman takes job with power-grid management firmOperator Inc., or MISO, which has headquarters in Carmel, Indiana. Today also i
Outgoing PUCO chairman takes job with power-grid management firm
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
Operator Inc., or MISO, which has headquarters in Carmel, Indiana. Today also is Porter's last day as chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. Porter's "expertise is a great match for MISO's business as we intensify our focus on... Read more
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