Pasadena Installs Nation's Largest Public EV Fast-Charging Station

PASADENA, Calif. — The City of Pasadena is pleased to announce the opening of the Marengo Charging Plaza at 155 E. Green St. With a total of 44 chargers—24 Superchargers installed by Tesla and 20 fast chargers installed by the City of Pasadena—the Marengo Charging Plaza is the largest public electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging plaza in the nation. Since the City launched the PowerUp Pasadena campaign in 2018, Pasadena has offered some of the most generous rebates to purchase/lease new... continue reading »"Pasadena Installs Nation's Largest Public EV Fast-Charging Station"

City of Pasadena Approves Stimulus Effort to Support Utility Customers

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena City Council approved a plan to issue rebate checks to all Pasadena electric customers—both residents and businesses—in the coming weeks. At the April 6 City Council meeting, councilmembers approved suspension of the collection of the Utility Underground Surtax (UUG) for a period of six months, and approved a proposal to refund all electric customers an amount equal to the UUG Surtax for a two-year period from April 2018 through March 2020. Former customers having paid... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Approves Stimulus Effort to Support Utility Customers"

'Tis the Season for Holiday Scams: A Warning From Pasadena Water and Power About Fraudulent Calls

PASADENA, Calif.—Due to an increase in fraudulent calls, Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) advises residents to be especially vigilant about scam calls demanding payment for utility bills. PWP will never call customers asking them to make payment over the phone. If you receive one of these calls, be advised that scammers are attempting to solicit money or personal information from you. They may demand that customers go to a nearby convenience store, like Rite Aid or CVS, and purchase gift... continue reading »"'Tis the Season for Holiday Scams: A Warning From Pasadena Water and Power About Fraudulent Calls"

Pasadena Water and Power Offers Bill Payment Deferral to Federal Employees

PASADENA, Calif.— Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) will offer residential customers who are federal employees the option to defer utility bill payments without penalty until March 1, 2019, or until the federal government resumes full operations. The utility will postpone collection activity and late fees for affected federal employees upon request.  The partial government shutdown, which began on December 22, 2018, has affected approximately 800,000 federal workers throughout the country. “The benefit of being a locally-owned utility is that it... continue reading »"Pasadena Water and Power Offers Bill Payment Deferral to Federal Employees"