The Shut-off Moratorium in effect for residential customers ends on Thursday, October 1, 2020, for non-hardship customers, and on October 31, 2020, for financial hardship customers.  For more information contact your utility or Consumer Affairs. 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

Electric

PURA is responsible for regulating the rates and services of Connecticut’s two investor-owned electric distribution companies (EDCs): The Connecticut Light and Power Company dba Eversource Energy (Eversource) and The United Illuminating Company (UI), in accordance with applicable statutes and regulations.  PURA’s regulation of the EDCs covers a broad range of areas, such as:

  • Distribution rates and other charges;
  • The provision of safe, adequate and reliable service;
  • The wholesale procurement of electricity;
  • The administration of renewable power contracts;
  • Emergency performance and incident response procedures;
  • The administration of utility poles;
  • Vegetation management practices;
  • Metering and billing accuracy; and
  • Customer education and outreach.

In addition, PURA is responsible for the licensing of electric suppliers, registration of electric aggregators, and the oversight of renewable energy and renewable portfolio standards.

Grid Modernization

Learn more about PURA’s Framework for an Equitable Modern Grid

Information for Electric Suppliers

Electric Suppliers can access regulatory information here

Information for Electric Ratepayers

Renewable Energy

Learn more about Connecticut's Renewable Portfolio Standards and other renewable energy initiatives and programs in Connecticut.

Cybersecurity

Learn more about Connecticut's Cybersecurity Program and annual review of critical infrastructure.

Additional Resources

 

Content Last Updated May 2020