PPL Corp. said Thursday it wants to spend billions of dollars to build a 725-mile system of electric transmission lines that will bring energy from the booming Marcellus Shale natural gas fields to customers on the heavily populated Eastern Seaboard.
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.
Regulators want two ride-sharing companies to stop doing business in Pennsylvania.
Drive anywhere around Pittsburgh and you’ll be hard-pressed to find a taxi — unless you pass a downtown hotel.
What do you say we jump right to the bottom line? On June 1, 70 percent of West Penn Power customers and 47 percent of Duquesne Light customers are going to see their electric bills go up.
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.
For weeks, KDKA has been reporting stories of skyrocketing electricity bills.
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.