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Tucson Electric bills to rise if surcharge is reset

Tucson Electric Power Co. customers will likely see their monthly bills rise a few dollars, as state regulators reset a financial mechanism linked to fuel and purchased-power costs.

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Feds OK buyout of Tucson Electric parent

The planned acquisition of Tucson-based UNS Energy Corp. by a Canadian utility company advanced with the approval of federal energy regulators.

April 02, 2014 2:58 pmLoading…

Shareholders OK takeover of Tucson-based UNS Energy

Shareholders of UNS Energy Corp. voted today to approve the proposed $4.3 billion buyout of the company by Canadian utility giant Fortis Inc.

March 26, 2014 2:24 pmLoading…

Small utilities to collect owners' taxes from ratepayers

State regulators are preparing to implement a new policy allowing owners of small utilities — including many private water companies — to pass on the cost of their personal income taxes to ratepayers, despite opposition from consumer advocates.

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Bonavia to retire as CEO of Tucson Electric parent UNS

Bonavia to retire as CEO of Tucson Electric parent UNS

Paul J. Bonavia, chairman and CEO of UNS Energy Corp. since 2009, will retire as CEO on May 2 and take a new role as executive board chair of the company, the parent company of Tucson Electric Power Co. announced.

February 27, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Tucson Electric parent posts 80% increase in 4Q profit

Higher rates at Tucson Electric Power Co. helped parent UNS Energy Corp. post an 80 percent increase in fourth-quarter profit and a 40 percent increase in net income for all of 2013.

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ACC to allow waivers from rooftop solar mandate

State regulators have agreed to allow Tucson Electric Power Co., Arizona Public Service Co. and a rural TEP affiliate to apply for waivers to state rules requiring a certain amount of rooftop-solar installations to meet clean-energy goals.

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Arizona regulators consider dropping rooftop-solar mandate

State utility regulators are considering plans to waive — or possibly eliminate — a mandate that Tucson Electric Power Co. and other utilities get a certain amount of renewable energy from rooftop solar installations.

February 05, 2014 3:02 pmLoading…
Girl Scouts team up with TEP to give out 150K light bulbs

Girl Scouts team up with TEP to give out 150K light bulbs

Tucson Electric Power Co. and the Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona are working together to give away 150,000 compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs through Girl Scout cookie sales.

January 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Do your homework before starting a new business

What are the steps necessary to start a business?

January 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Suits challenge merger of Tucson Electric Power's parent with Canadian firm

Shareholders of Tucson Electric Power Co.’s parent corporation, UNS Energy, have filed a pair of lawsuits in Pima County Superior Court in an effort to halt a Canadian company’s planned acquisition of the power provider.

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Tucson Electric parent OKs $4.3B buyout

UNS Energy Corp., the parent of Tucson Electric Power Co., has agreed to be acquired by Canada-based utility Fortis Inc. in a deal worth $4.3 billion, the companies said Wednesday.

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Regulators approve fee on APS solar customers

State utility regulators approved new fees for Arizona Public Service Co. customers with solar-energy systems, in a decision that could ultimately affect solar customers in Tucson.

November 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Ariz. regulators approve fee on APS solar customers

State utility regulators today approved new fees for Arizona Public Service Co. customers that install grid-tied solar energy systems, in a decision that could ultimately affect solar customers in Tucson.

November 14, 2013 6:06 pmLoading…
Regulators get earful over proposed fees on rooftop solar

Regulators get earful over proposed fees on rooftop solar

PHOENIX — Customer Dru Bacon compared Arizona Public Service Co.’s approach to household solar to Eastman Kodak Co.’s inability to recognize the future of digital photography.

November 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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State ruling halting electric competition draws praise, rebuke

A decision by state regulators to halt a move toward retail electric competition was met with relief by opponents and dismay by backers who said they will continue to press the issue.

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Southwest Gas program replaces leaky lines for free

If you live in an older home, Southwest Gas may be willing to replace your natural-gas lines — for free.

September 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

N.M., Navajo leaders oppose Ariz. electric competition

Officials of New Mexico and the Navajo Nation have weighed in to oppose a move by Arizona regulators to open the state’s retail electric markets to competition, contending it would likely result in the closure of the Four Corners power plant and decimate the area’s economy.

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TEP to buy power from wind farm near Willcox, 1st of its kind in area

Tucson Electric Power Co. has won state approval to buy power from a planned wind energy farm near Willcox that would be the first utility-scale project of its kind in Southern Arizona.

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Maricopa Superior Court: Trash burning not a renewable resource

PHOENIX - Arizona utilities can't use electricity generated by burning trash to meet their renewable energy requirements, a judge ruled Wednesday.

July 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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