Plus, a roundup of other business news in brief.
The new UNS Energy board of directors includes six independent local directors from the prior UNS board
Canada-based Fortis Inc. has proposed buying UNS Energy Corp., parent of TEP
UNS Energy Corp. reports jump in second-quarter net income
It may be an understatement to say that a lot has happened since Paul Bonavia became chief executive of UNS Energy Corp. and its main subsidiary, Tucson Electric Power Co., in 2009.
Changes are afoot at the top of Metro Water, an independent utility that serves the northwest and east side and parts of the southwest side of Tucson.
UNS Energy Corp., the parent of Tucson Electric Power Co., has agreed to be acquired by Canada-based utility Fortis Inc. in a deal worth $4.3 billion, the companies said Wednesday.
COLSTRIP, Mont. • After several years of taking a beating from the poor economy, new pollution rules and a flood of cheap natural gas, the coal industry was on the rebound this year as mining projects moved forward in the Western U.S. and demand for the fuel began to rise, especially in Asia.
A stretch of landscaped path along La Cañada Drive shows Oro Valley's efforts to keep utility lines out of sight and underground.
Oro Valley prides itself on its looks, and it's willing to pay top dollar to stay pretty.
The views from Rancho Vistoso - at East Romero Canyon Drive, above - currently are unobstructed by above-ground electric lines and likely will remain that way under Oro Valley's approval of funds to keep utility lines buried on three future TEP projects.
PHOENIX - The former president of the state's largest phone company is being put in charge of protecting consumers against unfair utility rate hikes.
Oro Valley will hold a study session next week to evaluate whether to spend $2.1 million to bury utility lines as part of three proposed Tucson Electric Power Co. projects.
Marana town employees are continuing to catalog the town's assets into a software program that is designed to slash taxpayers' costs and save roads and utilities from costly, surprise breakdowns.
NEW YORK (AP) — As superstorm Sandy marched slowly inland, millions along the East Coast awoke Tuesday without power or mass transit, with huge swaths of the nation's largest city unusually vacant and dark.
Appearing at a debate in Tucson st the UNS Energy Building auditorium on Sept. 27 were, from left, Democrats Paul Newman and Marcia Busching, and Republicans Bob Burns and Bob Stump. The debate was hosted by the Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce.