Department of Public Service

Procurement Information

Pending Procurements
The DPS provides a convenient way for vendors to obtain information regarding pending procurements. Vendors can continue to find DPS and other New York State procurement opportunities on the New York State Contract Reporter website at

Procurement Lobbying Act
Effective January 1, 2006, all offerers and persons acting on their behalf who communicate with the DPS with respect to certain procurements are subject to the requirements and restrictions set forth in Chapter 1 of the Laws of 2205 as amended by Chapter 596 of the Laws of 2005 (the Procurement Lobbying Act or PLA). Detailed information regarding the PLA can be found by clicking on the link below.

Single Source Procurements
Subparagraph ii of Section 163(10)(b) limits the use of single source procurements and requires State agencies to publish single source awards on its website.

Contract NumberContract PeriodContractorSingle Source Justification
C151601 Amendment 38/1/2015 - 7/31/2020Spiegel & McDiarmidThis contract amendment adds time and money to the existing agreement, as well as expand the scope of services.
C1819045/1/2019 - 4/30/2022S&P GlobalS&P provides detailed financial data to support and defend our positions in financing petitions, rate cases and merger and acquisition proceedings. he Department's continued
access will enable staff to respond in an expeditious and informed manner to the financial
inquiries the Department receives regarding New York's major utilities. S&P's reports are often cited in staff testimony and Commission orders, as well as in testimony filed by outside parties in adversarial proceedings. Both rate case testimony and staff recommendations offered in financing petitions save ratepayers millions of dollars every year.
C1819054/1/2019 - 3/31/2024Moody's AnalyticsMoody's Analytics provides utilty bond credit rating reports, analysis of the utility industry and credit trends overall. It is a critical and neccessary tool for the Departments analysis of utility financial status and credit worthiness
C1819063/1/2019 - 2/28/2022Foley & Lardner LLPOutside legal counsel and litigation support in a recently filed lawsuit in the New York State Supreme Court for Albany County
T1516031/1/2016 - 12/31/2019Siemens PTIProvide maintenance and support, including all updates, for the Power Systems Simulator for Engineering (PSS/E) software program package.
C19200411/1/2019 - 9/30/2022TilsonTechnoligy ManagementTilsonTechnology Management will provide field review and technical verification serivices to assist in the review of Charter Communications compliance with the Settlement Agreement approved by the Public Service.

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