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UCAN, the Utility Consumers' Action Network will be convening a public meeting of its Board of Directors, Tuesday, April 2, 12:30 pm. Public is invited, or you can call in and listen by phone. Click here for the agenda.
UCAN is holding a public meeting of its Board of Directors on Tuesday, March, 5, 2013, at 3405 Kenyon place, Suite #401. Public invited to attend after the closed session is concluded (estimated start time, 1:00 PM). Click here for details.
CPUC, the California Public Utilities Commission will hold hearings on whether or not the failed nuclear reactors at San Onofre State beach should be restarted. The announcement, reported in today's edition of the UT comes days after UCAN filed a motion demanding public hearings. More.
Today, UCAN, the Utility Consumers' Action Network, announced that it will be filing a motion in regulatory court to demand public hearings in San Diego on the planned restart of the failed nuclear reactor at San Onofre. Full story.
UCAN has represented the interests of San Diego County utility customers since 1983. UCAN focuses its efforts on the rates and services of San Diego Gas and Electric Company, telecommunications utilities and the City of San Diego Water Department. We do this by intervening in legal proceedings before the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), by supporting litigation in court cases, and by helping individual utility customers with problems they are having with their utility bills and services.
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In 2010, SDG&E filed a proposal with the California Public Utility Commision (CPUC), to increase your SDG&E rates by $1.2 billion. UCAN has fought this proposed rate increase by submitting expert testimony and briefs. These documents demonstrate that SDG&E has wildly inflated its costs in a number of cost categories. UCAN argues that SDG&E should not receive extraordinary profits for doing what it is required to do by law – provide good utility service at reasonable rates. Get the full 418-page Opening Brief (pdf format), here, or a quick summary here.
After more than two years of litigation, the City and UCAN's Executive Director agreed to a settlement that would return about $40 million to overcharged residential customers and, perhaps more importantly, allow for the creation of independent oversight of City water and sewer operations.
Of all the new features and capabilities of today's cell phones, UCAN receives the most complaints about ringtones and text messages. Our issue center contains all sorts of valuable information from consumer guides and updates to lawsuits and settlements against major cell phone providers. Come inside and see for yourself!