NH Public Utilities Commission http://nhpr.org en PSNH Anticipates Rate Hike For Customers http://nhpr.org/post/psnh-anticipates-rate-hike-customers <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New Hampshire’s largest utility estimates customers will see a two percent average rate hike this year. &nbsp;<a href="https://www.psnh.com/" target="_blank">Public Service of New Hampshire</a> filed its rate adjustment forecast with the Public Utilities Commission Friday. &nbsp;</span>PSNH<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says higher energy prices over the winter and continued volatility in the market could translate into higher power bills. &nbsp;The utility has not yet requested a rate change from the PUC. Mon, 05 May 2014 13:48:17 +0000 Amanda Loder 47906 at http://nhpr.org PUC Says It Will Investigate Public Service Of New Hampshire http://nhpr.org/post/puc-says-it-will-investigate-public-service-new-hampshire <p>The state’s Public Utilities Commission is planning to investigate whether PSNH is charging consumers too much for electricity.</p><p>In an order issued Friday afternoon the state’s Public Utilities Commission says it wants to know more about how Public Service of New Hampshire is operating and how that affects consumers and the state.</p><p>In particular the commission says it will investigate “how PSNH proposes to maintain safe and reliable service” and “just and reasonable rates” in light of market conditions.</p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 22:17:04 +0000 Chris Jensen 20430 at http://nhpr.org Snowtober Report Praises Unitil Response, Criticizes PSNH http://nhpr.org/post/snowtober-report-praises-unitil-response-criticizes-psnh <p>A <a href="http://www.puc.nh.gov/2011OctSnowstorm/October%202011%20Snowstorm%20%2811-20-12%29%20final.pdf">new report</a> from the state's <a href="http://www.puc.nh.gov/">Public Utilities Commission</a> finds <a href="http://www.psnh.com/For-My-Home.aspx">PSNH</a> failed to properly prepare for last year’s October snowstorm.&nbsp; Meanwhile, <a href="http://www.unitil.com/customer-configuration?loc=http%3A//www.unitil.com/">Unitil</a> was able to effectively restore power to customers following Snowtober.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 24 Nov 2012 00:01:58 +0000 Amanda Loder 17382 at http://nhpr.org Snowtober Report Praises Unitil Response, Criticizes PSNH A Conflict-of-Interest Challenge To Newly Appointed PUC Commissioner http://nhpr.org/post/conflict-interest-challenge-newly-appointed-puc-commissioner <p>Last week the Executive Council confirmed Michael Harrington&rsquo;s appointment as one of three Public Utilities Commissioners.</p><p>But before Harrington could preside over his first&nbsp;<a href="http://www.puc.nh.gov/Regulatory/Commission_Calendar.pdf">hearing on Monday</a>&nbsp;a couple from the North&nbsp;Country filed a <a href="http://dl.dropbox.com/u/20823370/DE%2011-250%20Dannis%20Motion%20For%20Disqualification%203_9_12.pdf">motion</a> asking he be disqualified for a conflict of interest.</p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 15:45:15 +0000 Chris Jensen 2435 at http://nhpr.org