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public utility

an undertaking which provides a certain basic good or service such as gas, electricity or telecommunications. In some countries public utilities are mainly owned by the State, while in others they are privately owned but subject to regulation by the government. See RATE OF RETURN REGULATION, NATIONALIZATION VERSUS PRIVATIZATION.
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The lawmaker said the key to fix this problem is to develop a clear statutory definition of a public utility by amending the PSA.
He hoped that the GST council will also take a favorable decision on the GST reduction to Public Utility projects in its meeting to be held in Hyderabad and said the state would raise the issue at the meet.
In an attempt to encourage equitable provision of public utility
The Washington PUD Association represents 27 not-for-profit, community-owned public utility districts and one-joint operating agency, Energy Northwest.
The PUC's independent Prosecutory Staff alleged that Dominion Peoples violated PUC regulations and the state Public Utility Code by not being able to track communication with the contractor excavating the area of the service line.
It will provide a range of transactional, litigation and counseling services and will emphasize public utility, government, property and domestic relations law.
Storm damage recovery costs are collected, and the utility company makes a submission to its public utility commission for cost recovery.
Energy Plus[R] is an independent energy company that has been licensed by the Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control (DPUC), the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC), the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU), the New York Public Service Commission (PSC), the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) and the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT license # 10172) and works with local utility companies.
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The Oregon Public Utility Commission has unanimously approved the transfer of the local wireline operations of Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ), serving residential and small-business customers in the state of Oregon, to Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE:FTR).
Summary: Two executive decrees were published in the Official Journal on the declarations of public utility on extension works of two Algiers subway lines from Emir Abdelkader Square to Martyrs Square and Hai El Badr to Ayn Naadja districts.
Cullen's areas of practice include land use and environmental law, public utility law, and complex real estate and commercial litigation.

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