Public Utilities Commission


Public Utilities Commission

A Utilities commission, Utility Regulatory Commission (URC), Public Utilities Commission (PUC) or Public Service Commission (PSC) is a governing body that regulates the rates and services of a public utility.

The utility that is being regulated may be owned by the consumers that it serves, a mutual utility like a Public Utility District, a state or government owned utility, or it may be a stockholder owned utility either publicly traded on a stock exchange or closely held among just a few investors.

Countries:
* Anguilla Public Utilities Commission
* Bahamas Public Utilities Commission [http://www.pucbahamas.gov.bs]
* Belize Public Utilities Commission [http://www.puc.bz]

United States:
* Alabama Public Service Commission [http://www.psc.state.al.us/]
* Regulatory Commission of Alaska [http://www.state.ak.us/rca/]
* Arizona Corporation Commission [http://www.cc.state.az.us/]
* Arkansas Public Service Commission [http://www.state.ar.us/psc/]
* California Public Utilities Commission [http://www.cpuc.ca.gov]
* Colorado Public Utilities Commission [http://www.dora.state.co.us/puc]
* Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control [http://www.state.ct.us/dpuc/]
* Delaware Public Service Commission [http://www.state.de.us/delpsc/index.html]
* District of Columbia Public Service Commission [http://www.dcpsc.org/]
* Florida Public Service Commission [http://www.psc.state.fl.us/]
* Georgia Public Service Commission [http://www.psc.state.ga.us/]
* Hawaii Public Utilities Commission [http://www.hawaii.gov/budget/puc/]
* Idaho Public Utilities Commission [http://www.puc.state.id.us]
* Illinois Commerce Commission [http://www.icc.illinois.gov/]
* Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission [http://www.state.in.us/iurc/index.html]
* Iowa Utilities Board [http://www.state.ia.us/government/com/util/index.html]
* Kansas Corporation Commission [http://kcc.state.ks.us]
* Kentucky Public Service Commission [http://www.psc.state.ky.us/]
* Louisiana Public Service Commission [http://www.lpsc.org/]
* Maine Public Utilities Commission [http://www.maine.gov/mpuc]
* Maryland Public Service Commission [http://www.psc.state.md.us/psc/]
* Massachusettes Department of Public Utilities [http://www.mass.gov/?pageID=ocaagencylanding&L=4&L0=Home&L1=Government&L2=Our+Agencies+and+Divisions&L3=Department+of+Public+Utilities&sid=Eoca]
* Michigan Public Service Commission [http://www.michigan.gov/mpsc]
* Minnesota Public Utilities Commission [http://www.puc.state.mn.us/]
* Mississippi Public Service Commission [http://www.psc.state.ms.us/]
* Missouri Public Service Commission [http://www.ecodev.state.mo.us/psc/]
* Montana Public Service Commission [http://www.psc.state.mt.us/]
* Nebraska Public Service Commission [http://www.nol.org/home/NPSC/]
* Nevada Public Utilities Commission [http://puc.state.nv.us/]
* New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission [http://www.puc.state.nh.us]
* New Jersey Board of Public Utilities [http://www.bpu.state.nj.us/]
* New Mexico Public Regulation Commission [http://www.nmprc.state.nm.us]
* New York Public Service Commission [http://www.dps.state.ny.us/]
* North Carolina Utilities Commission [http://www.ncuc.commerce.state.nc.us/]
* North Dakota Public Service Commission [http://www.psc.state.nd.us/]
* Public Utilities Commission of Ohio [http://www.puco.ohio.gov]
* Oklahoma Corporation Commission [http://occ.state.ok.us]
* Oregon Public Utility Commission [http://www.puc.state.or.us/]
* Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission [http://www.puc.state.pa.us]
* Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission [http://www.ripuc.org]
* South Carolina Public Service Commission [http://www.psc.state.sc.us/]
* San Francisco Public Utilities Commission [http://sfwater.org/home.cfm]
* South Dakota Public Utilities Commission [http://www.state.sd.us/puc/puc.htm]
* Tennessee Public Service Commission
* Texas Public Utility Commission [http://www.puc.state.tx.us]
* Public Service Commission of Utah [http://www.psc.state.ut.us/]
* Vermont Public Service Board [http://www.state.vt.us/psb/]
* Virginia State Corporation Commission [http://www.scc.virginia.gov/]
* Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission [http://www.wutc.wa.gov/]
* West Virginia Public Service Commission [http://www.psc.state.wv.us/]
* Wisconsin Public Service Commission [http://psc.wi.gov/]
* Wyoming Public Service Commission [http://psc.state.wy.us/]

* The Interstate Commerce Commission and Federal Communications Commission perform similar functions in their respective fields in the United States.


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