Public Utility Commission
Utility companies are banding together to raise awareness and offer tips to protect their customers after scam artists ripped off an elderly couple in Beechview, stealing money and jewelry.
Consumers could be losing money because they are not using the Public Utility Commission’s Pennsylvania Power Switch website to search for cheaper suppliers of electricity.
Pennsylvania’s regulators say they’re satisfied with the plan by the ride-sharing service Lyft to comply with conditions for a two-year license for experimental service to operate everywhere in the state except Philadelphia.
Public Utility Commission investigators want to subpoena Uber CEO Travis Kalanick so he can appear at a Feb. 18 meeting in Pittsburgh.
Pennsylvania’s utility regulators say that a survey shows that the number of households entering winter without heat-related utility service has almost doubled since 2003.
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.