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  • Utilities Experiencing Heavy Demand-Conservation Plea

    June 17, 2010 12:06 PM

    Area utilities experiencing heavy demand, issue conservation plea in Acadiana region June 17, 2010 - Electric utilities in the Acadiana region are currently experiencing heavy demand for electricity which is causing congestion on the transmission system in the Acadiana area. Because of the increased demand, the regulatory authority over... more »
  • LUS Rate Hike Hearing

    November 17, 2009 11:39 PM

    LUS Director Terry Huval made his pitch to increase utility rates at a public hearing Tuesday. With low fuel prices, Huval says it's an opportune time to raise rates. "No one, including myself wants these rates to go up, but we have to do what we have to do," Huval... more »
  • LUS Poised to Present Case for Rate Hike

    November 10, 2009 7:30 PM

    LUS customers could soon see a rate hike to pay for improvements to service. The proposed increases come at a time when fuel prices are low, which LUS officials say is actually a good thing. The rate hikes are expected to generate $13-million in revenue, a cost LUS Director Terry... more »
  • LUS Fiber offers service to businesses

    October 21, 2009 1:17 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. - "LUS Fiber is now providing Internet service to business customers," Terry Huval, Director of Lafayette Utilities System, announced today at a press conference held at the Lafayette Conventions & Visitors Center (LCVC). LCVC was the first business in Lafayette to receive service over the newly constructed Fiber-To-The-Home... more »
  • Council Set to Vote on Vetoed Budget Items

    October 19, 2009 11:41 PM

    Earlier this month Lafayette City-Parish President, Joey Durel, vetoed several items in the 2009-2010 budget. At Tuesday nights council meeting, council members will go item by item t discuss then vote on the vetoed items. The council's elimination of GPS tracking systems in LCG and Lafayette Utilities System vehicles was... more »
  • Cleco bills expected to shrink by year's end services

    October 15, 2009 7:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Electricity customers with Cleco Power LLC are expected to see their utility bills drop by the end of the year. That's when the company's Rodemacher 3 power plant goes on line, a petroleum coke-fired generator in central Louisiana that will offer a cheaper... more »

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