The Commission is considering a new business model for energy service providers where distributed energy resources become increasingly available to consumers and become a primary tool in the planning and operation of the electric system.
The proposal can be viewed and further information found by visiting the Commission's website, www.dps.ny.gov.
To ensure full public participation in its regulatory reform efforts, the Department will conduct a series of informational sessions and public-statement hearings to seek public input and comment on its proposals. The dates and locations of the information sessions and public statement hearings are as follows:
- Wednesday, January 28, 2015, The Oncenter, 800 South Street, Syracuse, NY: 6 PM, Information Session; 7 PM, Public Statement Hearing
- Thursday, January 29, 2015, Buffalo Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY, 2 PM, Information Session; 3 PM, Public Statement Hearing; 6 PM, Information Session; 7 PM, Public Statement Hearing
- Tuesday, February 3, 2015, Borough of Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers Street, New York, NY: 2 PM, Information Session; 3 PM, Public Statement Hearing; 6 PM, Information Session; 7 PM, Public Statement Hearing
Call the Toll-Free Opinion Line at 1-800-335-2120. Comments should refer to "Case 14-M-0101 (Reforming the Energy Vision)." The Opinion Line is set up to receive in-state calls 24 hours a day. These calls are not transcribed but a summary will be reported to the Commission.