The Commission's actions in response to the COVID-19 events are below. Information regarding the State of New Hampshire's actions can be found on https://www.nh.gov/covid19/
On March 13, 2020, Governor Sununu declared a State of Emergency due to the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19. The Commission will be taking measures to assist in the mitigation of the spread of COVID-19 through social distancing. Wherever possible, we will be conducting meetings and technical sessions via videoconference. For docket-related proceedings, email notification will be provided to the service list of any changes. For non-docket related proceedings, notice will be provided to known interested stakeholders.
On March 17, 2020, Governor Sununu issued Emergency Order #3
, imposing a temporary prohibition on disconnection or discontinuance of certain services. Include among those services were electric, gas, water, and telephone service.
The Public Utilities Commission is available to assist customers of electric, gas and water utilities that are public utilities, customers of competitive electric providers, and customers of telephone providers.
Questions regarding other services – deliverable fuels, municipal utility service, or cable, internet or VOIP services - should be directed to the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division at 603-271-3641 or by email at DOJ-CPB@doj.nh.gov
Please check our website regularly for information about the status of upcoming meetings, technical sessions and hearings.