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Case 14-M-0565: Energy Affordability for Low-Income Utility Customers
The Commission will hold a series of hearings across the state where all those wishing to comment on the Staff Report and Straw Proposal will have an opportunity to make a statement on the record.
Case 15-M-0388: Proposed Merger of Charter Communications, Inc. and Time Warner Cable, Inc.
The Commission is seeking public comment on Time Warner’s and Charter’s petition to merge. Interested members of the public are invited to attend a series of public statement hearings and provide comments before an Administrative Law Judge.
Case 14-M-0101 - Customer Survey on Bill Content/Format
PSC is seeking feedback from utility customers on their bill content and format
Case 14-C-0370 - Study of the State of Telecommunications in New York
The NYS Public Service Commission is holding hearings to get feedback from consumers on the state of telecommunications in New York State.
Cases 14-E-00493 & 14-G-0494 - Orange & Rockland Rate Increase
A Public Statement Hearing will be held regarding Orange and Rockland Utilities' Proposed Electric and Gas Rate Increases
Case 15-G-0235 - NYSEG Gas Franchise Petition for Village of Cobleskill
NYSEG is seeking approval to extend their gas service to all properties within the Village of Cobleskill
Cases 15-G-0098 & 15-G-0099 (Leatherstocking Gas Co.)
Leatherstocking Gas has filed petitions with the NYS PSC for Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity authorizing the Company to exercise natural gas franchises in the Town and Village of Windsor.
Case 13-T-0391 - Poseidon Transmission Case
Poseidon Transmission I, LLC filed an application with the PSC seeking approval to construct and operate a 500 MW electric transmission line in NYS.
Electric Utility Emergency Plans
The PSC recently approved plans to minimize length of outages after storms,ensure effective communication, protect vulnerable customers and critical infrastructure
Case 14-E-0270 - R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant Proposa
RGE is seeking approval from the PSC to continue the operation of the Ginna Facility Located in the Town of Ontario.
Low-Income Forum on Energy (LIFE)
LIFE Conference where attenndees will learn about emerging energy issues, best practices, program updates, and consumer protections.
Cases 14-E-0318 and 14-G-0319 Central Hudson's Proposed Rate Increasse
The New York State Public Service Commission is seeking public comments on the Joint Proposal regarding Central Hudson's proposed rate increase.
Case 14-M-0101: Reforming the Energy Vision Initiative
Learn more about PSC's iniative to reform NY’s energy industry and regulatory practices and how to participate in the proceeding.
Case 15-E-0002: Jamestown BPU Electric Franchise Petition
PSC is seeking comments on Jamestown BPU petition for authorization to exercise an electric franchise in the Town of Ellicott.
Case 13-E-0488 - Transmission Upgrades Review
The Public Service Commission looking into the need for transmission upgrades
Case 13-G-0092 (NYSEG Gas Franchise)
PSC is seeking comments on NYSEG's petition to exercise natural gas franchises in the Towns of Dannemora, Peru, Saranac and Champlain.
Case 14-T-0360 - Dunkirk Gas Corp. Transmission Line
PSC is seeking comments on Dunkirk Gas Corporation's request to construct a 11.3 mile natural gas pipeline from the Town of Pomfret to the City of Dunkirk.
Why are Cable and Internet Fees Rising?
Winter Preparedness 2014-15
Information on managing heating bills and staying safe this winter
Case 13-T-0515 (NYPA's Transmission Line)
Fact sheet containing information regarding NYPA's request to construct capacitor banks in Delhi, NY
631 Area Code Proceeding (Case 14-C-0182)
Press Release regarding information about a new area code for Long Island
Retail Access Proceeding
PSC is seeking public comments on competition and the retail energy market.
What You Should Know Before Choosing An Energy Supplier
You have a choice of who supplies the energy that you consume, either your utility or an Energy Services Company (ESCO).
On-Bill Recovery Financing Program
A new option for financing the improvements that make your home more energy efficient and comfortable.
The NYS PSC has directed Verizon, the state's largest provider of land line telephone service, to focus its repair and maintenance on customers in need of protection
Residential Consumer Protections
Plain language description of consumer protections regarding electric and natural gas utility service
Consumer Protections for Businesses
Rules and regulations regarding consumer protections for electric and natural gas utility service
Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (EEPS)
The Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (EEPS) is a New York State initiative to reduce energy consumption and enhance energy efficiency programs. The target goal is to reduce energy usage in New York State by 15% by the year 2015.
Consumer Guide to Telephone Service
Comparison guide to help consumers make informed decisions when choosing among the various types of telecommunications service providers, such as traditional telephone service, wireless, cable and Internet.