Colorado Public Utilities Commission


Colorado Public Utilities Commission

The Public Utilities Commission of the State of Colorado (PUC) provides regulatory oversight of public utilities in the State of Colorado of the United States.

The Colorado PUC consists of three commissioners appointed by the Governor of Colorado and confirmed by the Colorado State Senate. The incumbent commissioners are:

  • Joshua Epel, Chairman[1] 2011-2015
  • James Tarpey, Commissioner[2] 2008-2013
  • Matt Baker, Commissioner[3] 2008-2012

Fixed utilities regulated by the Colorado PUC include electric power utilities, natural gas utilities, intrastate natural gas pipelines, district heating utilities, drinking water utilities, and telecommunications utilities.[4]

Transportation utilities regulated by the Colorado PUC include railroads, taxis, limousines, shuttles, charters, and sightseeing carriers.[4]

The Public Utilities Commission is an independent constitutional commission which operates within the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies.[4]

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