News Release

Tucson Electric Power Public Comment Dates

On April 1, 2019, Tucson Electric Power Company ("TEP") filed an application for a rate increase with the Arizona Corporation Commission ("Commission"). Commission Staff and Intervenors have filed separate recommendations. The Commission will issue a Decision regarding the application following consideration of testimony and evidence presented by all parties at an evidentiary hearing, which is set to begin on January 16, 2020.

The Commission will hold Public Comment Meetings in this matter. Individuals wishing to provide oral comments may attend one of the meetings at the following times and location:

January 13, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.


January 28, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.


Room 222

400 West Congress

Tucson, Arizona

Written public comments may be submitted by mailing a letter referencing Docket No. E-01933A-l9-0028 to Arizona Corporation Commission, Consumer Services Section, 1200 West Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007, or by submitting comments on the Commission's website ( using "Cases and Open Meetings" and "Make a Public Comment in a Docket." If you require assistance, you may contact the Consumer Services Section at 602-542-4251 or 1-800-222-7000.

Those wishing to provide telephonic public comment at the January 28, 2020, public comment meeting must call the Hearing Division at 602-542-4250 on or before 4:00 p.m. by Friday, January 24, 2020, and provide the following information:

  1. Name and address.
  2. Whether you are a TEP customer or your interest in the case if you are not a TEP customer.
  3. Whether you support/oppose TEP's proposed rate increase.

Once you have provided this information, you will be given the call-in number and directions for participating telephonically. TELEPHONIC PUBLIC COMMENT MUST BE PROVIDED USING A LANDLINE. Mobile phones do not provide sufficient call quality or clarity for transcription of telephonic comments by a court reporter.

The Commission does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to its public meetings. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter, as well as request this document in an alternative format, by contacting the ADA Coordinator, Kacie Cannon, E-mail, voice phone number 602-542-393. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.

All documents related to this item can be found in the Corporation Commission’s online docket at and entering docket number E-01933A-19-0028.


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Phoenix, AZ 85007


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400 W. Congress Street

Tucson, AZ 85701