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The Public Utility Commission - formerly known as the Public Service Board - is an independent, three-member, quasi-judicial commission that regulates the siting of electric and natural gas infrastructure and supervises the rates, quality of service, and overall financial management of Vermont's public utilities: electric, gas, energy efficiency, telecommunications, cable television (terms of service only, not rates), water and large wastewater companies.                                                              


 

Recent PUC Actions

PUC Approves Transfer of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant to NorthStar

On Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, the Public Utility Commission approved the transfer of the closed Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in Vernon to NorthStar, a national provider of large-scale demolition services. NorthStar has committed to an accelerated schedule for decommissioning the plant and restoring the Vermont Yankee site, beginning no later than 2021 and finishing no later than the end of 2030. 

PUC Issues RFP From Registered Engineers Experienced in Design and Investigation of Dams

The PUC is soliciting proposals from registered engineers experienced in the design and investigation of dams to provide services related to: (a) Green Mountain Power Corp. petition to implement physical improvements and operational changes to the Marshfield #6 dam at the Molly’s Falls Hydroelectric Facility in Cabot, Marshfield, and Peacham, VT; and (b) Investigation into safety concerns related to the Marshfield #6 dam and the GMP Emergency Action Plan.  Submission Deadline: by 2 p.m.  January 8, 2019.

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Tips for Using ePUC

ePUC is an electronic filing and case management system that you can use to find information about Commission cases and read documents related to those cases. Most types of new cases can be filed in ePUC; subsequent phases of ePUC will go live later in 2018. Information on how to use ePUC, including the current version of the Commission’s Procedures for Electronic Filing Using ePUC, is available.

List of cases filed with the Commission prior to January 17, 2017, that will be processed in ePUC

Public Hearing: Attendees Identify Consolidated Communications Service Quality Problems

At a public hearing held by the Public Utility Commission (“PUC”) in St. Albans on December 4, 2018, regarding the PUC investigation into the service quality provided by Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, Inc., d/b/a Consolidated Communications, Inc. (“Consolidated”), attendees identified these issues for PUC review.

Contact Information

Judith C. Whitney
Clerk of the Commission
112 State Street
Montpelier, VT  05620-2701
(802) 828-2358
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