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APS, Arizona Corporation Commission, utilities
May 24, 2023

Watchdog fights to protect consumers, keeps tabs on utility companies and commission that regulates them

Phoenix resident Abhay Padgaonkar has worked as a fierce consumer advocate, fighting for the rights of those who struggle to pay their utility bills and keeping tabs on utility companies and the commission that regulates them.

Jul 10, 2019

Utility regulators vote to keep 2017 APS rate hike

Customers of the state's largest electric company are apparently stuck with the bills they're getting now, at least for the foreseeable future.

Oct 17, 2017

Supreme Court rejects utility regulator’s bid to overturn APS rate hike

The Arizona Supreme Court court won't intercede to overturn the just-approved 3.3 percent rate hike approved for the state's largest electric utility.

Aug 15, 2017

Corporation Commission approves APS rate hike

The 4-1 vote by the Arizona Corporation Commission came after the majority rejected a bid by Bob Burns to delay the rate case until his lawsuit with APS and his fellow commissioners is resolved.

Mar 16, 2015

You don’t need a crystal ball to predict this

Rather than wait for its next regular rate case, APS will soon seek to increase the solar surcharge adopted by the Corp Comm in 2013 by as much as 400 percent, Tell Utilities Solar Won’t be Killed said today (March 13).

Feb 26, 2015

SRP approves solar fee and rate hike

Salt River Project’s board of directors approved a rate hike Thursday that would add a solar demand charge of about $50 on average and a 3.9 percent increase for all SRP users, ending a three-month process of public meetings and solar industry outcry.

Feb 25, 2015

SRP board set to decide on solar charge today

Salt River Project’s board of directors will decide on a proposal today that would add a solar demand charge of about $50 on average and a 3.9 percent rate hike for all SRP users.

Jul 13, 2009

SRP proposing 8.8 percent electricity rate hike

The Salt River Project is proposing to raise electricity rates for its more than 900,000 customers by 8.8 percent in October. The rate increase being considered by the public utility serving parts of Maricopa and Pinal County would cost the average household about $12 a month, or nearly $150 a year.