Public Utility Commission
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has set separate two-day hearings next month to consider permanent licenses for ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft.
With plenty of riders, drivers and elected officials present, and even a baby sporting that pink moustache, local officials asked the Public Utility Commission to grant an emergency temporary license to allow Uber and Lyft to operate pending final approval of their permanent license.
Cameras were not allowed in, but an administrative hearing was held in Pittsburgh on Thursday that could shut down the operations of two popular rideshare companies — Uber and Lyft.
Drive anywhere around Pittsburgh and you’ll be hard-pressed to find a taxi — unless you pass a downtown hotel.
They’re hard to miss — cars with a pink mustache mounted on the front.
In television ads, Columbia Gas is telling customers about an upgrade in its natural gas pipelines across Pennsylvania.
A hearing in Harrisburg of the House Consumer Affairs Committee brought strong words from legislators on winter electricity price hikes that plagued thousands in this region.
After KDKA-TV first broke the story of skyrocketing electricity rates, suppliers have been on the hot seat.
After KDKA-TV first broke the story of outrageous spikes in electricity rates by some suppliers such as IDT Energy and Blue Pilot Energy, many viewers emailed their stories to money editor Jon Delano.
Last Monday, KDKA told you about the Johnsons whose electricity supplier without notice tripled their electric bill to $739.
In response to a KDKA-TV report last Monday and complaints filed by nearly 800 ratepayers, the Public Utility Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to open an investigation of the doubling, tripling and quadrupling of rates by certain electricity suppliers.
A brick on a gas stove, the burner on high. This is heat in a Polish Hill apartment with no working furnace.
If you’re one of the 263,000 customers of Columbia Gas in this region, some bad news: the Public Utility Commission has approved a 16 percent increase in your natural gas bill.
Electricity is essential in every home and delivered through large transmission lines across the nation, but is it time to switch from Duquesne Light to a lower priced electricity supplier?
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — In this region, three major companies deliver electricity to residential homes – Duquesne Light, Allegheny Power and Penn Power. That won’t change. But while Duquesne Light or one of the others continues […]