Posted on August 14, 2020 by admin
As a result of public outcry and efforts by my colleagues and I to ensure that your voice was heard, the state’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) temporarily suspended Eversource’s recent rate increase while it conducts a full review, the purpose of which is to ensure that Eversource is not over-collecting revenues in the short term at the expense of ratepayers.
Likewise, a similar rate increase request from United Illuminating has been suspended indefinitely.
PURA has scheduled a formal hearing process for Monday, August 24, at 10:00 a.m. (See official hearing notice below) in which Eversource will respond to questions posed by PURA and other formal parties to the PURA process.
PURA will receive comments from elected officials at the beginning of the hearing before conducting the evidentiary potion of its proceeding, and will conclude by inviting public comment.
Written testimony can be emailed anytime to the Authority at email@example.com prior to the conclusion of the hearing.
The hearing will be conducted via Zoom and anyone wishing to follow or participate must first register online:
Meeting ID# 927 7463 1605
After registering, a confirmation will be provided with a direct link to the online proceedings.
The hearing will also be available to watch on ct-n.com.
As always, please do not hesitate to contact me at Whit.Betts@housegop.ct.gov or (800) 842-1423 with any questions or concerns related to state government. You can also follow my legislative activity by visiting my website, www.RepBetts.com, or on my Facebook page at www.facebook.com/repbetts.
State Representative Whit Betts