Press Release

PUC to take public comment on Public Service Company of Colorado’s Proposed Base Rate Increase

DENVER (January 17, 2022) — The Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC), part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), will conduct a virtual public comment hearing on Wednesday, January 19th to take comment on a Public Service Company of Colorado (PSCo) base rate increase.

The public comment hearing will be held virtually in the PUC’s Hearing Room B and will begin at 4:00 p.m. and last until 6:00 p.m. or until concluded by the Commission.

PUC voices concerns over rising winter natural gas prices and seeks ways to limit customer bill impacts

DENVER (December 22, 2021) — The Public Utilities Commission (PUC), part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), in November requested that utilities provide data that about potential increases to consumers’ bills due to national and global gas commodity price increases, effects of Winter Storm Uri cost recovery schedules, and other requests for rate increases.

Colorado Public Utilities Commission warns that older cell phones may cease operating in 2022

DENVER (November 23, 2021) — The Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC), part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), along with the National Association of State 911 Administrators (NASNA) is issuing a notice to consumers that older cell phones may cease operating in early 2022 due to the retirement of 3G networks and support for phones using 3G service. This may include other devices that use 3G connectivity, such as some medical alert devices, tablets, smart watches, home security systems, and other devices.

PUC to take public comment on Public Service Company of Colorado’s Electric Resource Plan and Clean Energy Plan

DENVER (November 17, 2021) — The Commission Chair for the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC), part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), will conduct an virtual public comment hearing on Thursday, December 2, to take comment on Phase One of Public Service Company of Colorado’s (PSCo) Electric Resource Plan (ERP) and Clean Energy Plan (CEP).

Polis-Primavera administration announces Reinsurance Program will save Coloradans an average of 24.1 percent for 2022

SILVERTHORNE (October 20, 2021) - Coloradans will save on average 24.1% on individual premiums for 2022,  Governor Polis and Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera announced today. The Administration released the final, approved health insurance plans and premium information for 2022 individual plans (meaning people who don’t get their insurance from an employer) and small group plans (for small employers with 2- 100 employees). 

Colorado’s 2021 Sunrise and Sunset reviews released

DENVER (October 18, 2021) - The Colorado Office of Policy, Research and Regulatory Reform (COPRRR), in the Executive Director’s Office at the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), released the 2021 sunset and sunrise reports on Friday, October 15. The reports have been sent to the Colorado General Assembly and are now available online at coprrr.colorado.gov.