Colorado Public Utilities Commission

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Colorado
Public Utilities Commission
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One Civic Center Plaza
Commission overview
Jurisdiction Colorado
Headquarters One Civic Center Plaza
1560 Broadway, Suite 250 Denver, Colorado
Commission executives
  • Jeffery P. Ackermann, Chairman
  • Doug Dean, Director
Website www.colorado.gov/dora/puc/

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.[1]

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

  • Jeffrey P. Ackermann, Chairman[2] 2017-2021
  • Frances A. Koncilja, Commissioner[3] 2016-2020
  • Wendy M. Moser, Commissioner[4] 2017-2019

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.[5]

Transportation utilities regulated by the Colorado PUC include railroads, taxis, limousines, shuttles, charters, and sightseeing carriers.[5]

The Public Utilities Commission is an independent constitutional commission which operates within the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA).[5]

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