If you are having trouble paying your utility bill, ask your utility if you are eligible for hardship status. If you are not eligible for hardship status, ask about enrolling in a COVID-19 payment plan.  PURA COVID actions. Effective March 18, 2020, PURA is no longer requiring paper copies of documents filed electronically through the Web Filing System.   Electronic Filing

Public, Educational and Governmental Programming and Educational Technology Investment Account (PEGPETIA) Grant Program 


Pursuant to Order Number 2 in the Decision dated April 8, 2019, in Docket No. 19-11-01, grant awardees are required to submit receipts for all equipment and approved costs by July 31, 2020 for all purchases in relation to the grant awarded to each recipient. This information must be filed electronically as a supplement to the awardee's Motion under the assigned Motion Number.

In an effort to increase the speed at which funds are disbursed, the Authority has revised its process for distributing awards.  Please review the following form, which was also posted in Docket No. 19-11-01 on Friday, April 17.

October 23, 2019 – As stated in the Authority’s Decision 
dated October 23, 2019, in Docket No. 07-10-11RE01, the Authority will be accepting PEGPETIA Grant Applications beginning November 1, 2019, and ending January 31, 2020

Please note that all Applications must be filed as a Motion under Docket No. 19-11-01. Applications filed under Docket No. 07-10-11RE01 will not be considered.

Conn. Gen. Stat. Section 16-331ii requires the transfer of PEGPETIA funds to the General Fund on or before June 30, 2021; therefore, PURA will assess the availability and timeline of funding for PEGPETIA grants in the second half of 2021.


PEGPETIA Educational Grant Guidance

PEGPETIA Application Package (Includes Filing Instructions)

Itemized Budget Template


Content last updated January 2021