Monthly Archives: November 2012

Albany Times Union: National Grid bills to get a makeover – Utility plans calculator to help customers with switching suppliers

Times Union–National Grid customers could soon find it a lot easier to decide whether it was worth their while to switch to one of the many gas and electric suppliers in the state. As part of a three-year rate plan the company recently negotiated with state regulatory and business groups, National Grid is proposing to form Read more…

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Moreland Commission Created to Investigate Utilities, Agencies

Governor Cuomo announced appointment today of a Moreland Commission co-chaired by former New York State Attorney General Robert Abrams and Benjamin Lawsky, Superintendent of the Department of Financial Services, to investigate the utility service outages that followed hurricane Sandy.  The charge given to the Commission by the Executive Order is to (A) study, examine, investigate Read more…

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Utilities Face Scrutiny and Legal Battles Due to Long Electric Service Restoration Times After Hurricane Sandy

When electric service lost due to Hurricane Sandy is restored, there will probably be a major investigation by the Public Service Commission into pre-storm preparation, communications during the outages, the timeliness of repairs, and other issues With customers lacking electric service for ten days now, and no end in sight for some, lawsuits seeking damages Read more…

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