WASHINGTON — Aiming at the heart of President Obama’s strategy for fighting climate change, the Republican-controlled House voted Thursday to block the administration’s plan to limit carbon pollution from new power plants.
Changes are afoot at the top of Metro Water, an independent utility that serves the northwest and east side and parts of the southwest side of Tucson.
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.
The views from Rancho Vistoso - at East Romero Canyon Drive, above - currently are unobstructed by above-ground electric lines and likely will remain that way under Oro Valley's approval of funds to keep utility lines buried on three future TEP projects.
A stretch of landscaped path along La Cañada Drive shows Oro Valley's efforts to keep utility lines out of sight and underground.
Oro Valley prides itself on its looks, and it's willing to pay top dollar to stay pretty.
PHOENIX - The former president of the state's largest phone company is being put in charge of protecting consumers against unfair utility rate hikes.
Oro Valley will hold a study session next week to evaluate whether to spend $2.1 million to bury utility lines as part of three proposed Tucson Electric Power Co. projects.
Marana town employees are continuing to catalog the town's assets into a software program that is designed to slash taxpayers' costs and save roads and utilities from costly, surprise breakdowns.
Appearing at a debate in Tucson st the UNS Energy Building auditorium on Sept. 27 were, from left, Democrats Paul Newman and Marcia Busching, and Republicans Bob Burns and Bob Stump. The debate was hosted by the Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce.
Nine candidates are vying for three seats on the Arizona Corporation Commission in a race that will affect the state's energy policy - including the pace of renewable-energy development - in Arizona for years to come.
Tucson Electric Power Co. wants state regulators to vote on its state-mandated energy efficiency plan, citing delays that have put off the matter for more than a year.
Tucson Electric Power Co. parent UniSource Energy Corp. today reported lower first-quarter net income on lower demand and some increased expenses.
The state Senate easily approved a bill Tuesday that would allow companies to keep secret environmental audits they conduct of their operations.