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PURA to Host Eversource Hearing

Posted on August 13, 2020 by cthomas


The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) has 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.

PURA has scheduled a formal hearing process for Monday, August 24, at 10:00 a.m., in which Eversource will respond to questions posed by PURA and other formal parties to the PURA process.

It is important for the public to weigh in on this matter and let their voices be heard.

How to Submit Testimony

Letters will be accepted from members of the general public who have an interest in the outcome of this proceeding through the last day of the hearing.

Email comments:

  1. Email brief comments to
  2. Include Docket Number 20-01-01 in the subject line.

Or, mail comments:

  1. Submit written comments to PURA’s mailing address:

Public Utilities Regulatory Authority
10 Franklin Square
New Britain, CT 06051

How to Participate in the Hearing

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority’s hearing will take place on Monday, August 24, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., via remote access. Access instructions are set forth below. The Authority may continue the hearing on additional dates, as deemed necessary.

Remote attendee access: Docket Participants and interested stakeholders must register here to listen in to, or to participate in the meeting. After registering, a confirmation email will be provided with a direct link to the online proceedings.

Meeting ID# 927 7463 1605

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.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me if you have any questions or concerns about this matter.