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Summer Preparedness 2022 This web page provides New York consumers with information regarding protections, financial programs and other resources for managing through the Summer season of 2022


Energy Affordability & Electric and Gas Relief Program The New York State Public Service Commission approved $557M program to provide help for past due utility bills for low-income consumers through the new Electric and Gas Relief program.


Affordable Connectivity Program The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a Federal Communication Commission program that helps families and households struggling to afford internet service needed for work, school, healthcare and more. This page provides information on program benefits such as monthly discounts on broadband services, eligibility criteria and enrollment procedures.




Covid19 Moratorium on Utility and Municipal Shutoffs The moratorium on utility service shutoffs during the COVID-19 state of emergency ends on December 21, 2021. However, New York State is offering financial assistance and consumer protections to help customers to maintain their utility service and to pay down their arrears.


Public Comment Sought for Alle-Catt Wind Energy, LLC 21-T-0059 The Commission is seeking public comment regarding the application filed by Alle-Catt for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need and an associated Water Quality Certificate authorizing the construction, ownership, and operation of a transmission facility (Transmission Facility) interconnecting the planned Project to a new point of interconnection (POI) (Limelake Switchyard) that will be built adjacent to the existing Homer City-Stolle Road 345 kilovolt (kV) line owned by New York State Electric and Gas Corporation (NYSEG) and National Grid. Two virtual public statement hearings in this case were conducted on May 24, 2022. This is a notice of an additional, virtual public statement hearing to be held on June 28, 2022.


Public Comment Sought for Heritage Wind, LLC 22-E-0204 The Commission is seeking public comments regarding the petition filed by Heritage Wind, LLC (Heritage), seeking a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN), pursuant to Section 68 of the Public Service Law. If issued the CPCN would authorize Heritage to construct, own and operate a proposed major renewable wind electric generating facility called the Heritage Wind Project in the Town of Barre, Orleans County, New York.


21-C-0473 New 363 Area Code for Naussau County The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) announced that residential, business and wireless customers within the existing 516 Nassau County area code region should begin to prepare for the introduction of the new 363 area code, beginning the second quarter of 2023.


21-C-0600 New 329 Area Code for Mid Hudson Region The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) announced that residential, business and wireless customers within the existing 845 area code region should begin to prepare for the introduction of the new 329 area code, as early as the third quarter of 2023.


Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) - Case 14-M-0101
Information about NewYork's initiative to spur clean energy innovation, bring in new investments, and improve consumer choice while protecting the environment and energizing New York's economy.


Clean Energy Standard - Case 15-E-0302
Information about New York's initiative to develop a Clean Energy Standard (CES) and to meet the State Energy Plan mandates.



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