NYS Public Service Announcement

On September 27, 2021, Department of Public Service Staff, Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation d/b/a National Grid, and other parties to the proceeding filed a Joint Proposal (JP) with the New York State Public Service Commission (Commission). The JP proposes to increase annual electric and gas delivery revenues over a three-year period from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024. National Grid provides service to customers in. 37 counties in Upstate, Central and Western New York State.

To ensure full public participation, the Commission will hold virtual public statement hearings on November 3, 2021 to solicit input and comments from your community regarding the JP. Under New York State Law, the Commission may adopt or reject the JP, in whole or in part, or modify it by adopting changes proposed by participating parties, the general public or the Commission.

The enclosed public statement hearings announcement provides detailed information on how to participate at the public statement hearings and how to submit comments about the JP. Information about the case, including a copy of the JP, can be found at www.dps.ny.gov. From the homepage, click on “Search,” and enter the associated case number (20-E-0380 or 20-G-0381) in the “Search by Case Number” field

.To register electronically: Participants who would like to provide a statement and will log in to a hearing electronically should visit www.webex.com by the date and time indicated above, click “Join” at the top right-hand corner of the screen, enter the appropriate event number listed above, and provide all requested information.

When logging in to participate in a hearing at the appropriate date and time, participants should visit www.webex.com, click “Join” at. the top right-hand corner of the screen, and input the appropriate event number listed above. Participants will be asked to “select audio system.” It is recommended that participants opt to have the system “call me” or “call using computer.” The “call me” option will require participants to enter their phone numbers.

To register by phone: Any participant who is not able to log in to a hearing electronically may participate by phone. Call-in participants wishing to make a statement at a hearing must register to do so by the date and time indicated above by calling 1-800-342-3330, following the prompts to the appropriate hearing and then providing the following information: first and last name, address, and phone number.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that virtual public statement hearings will be held before ALJs .Ashley Moreno and James A. Costello, as follows:

DATE & TIMES: Wednesday, November 3, 2021

1:00 P.M. Event Number: 2333 739 2921; Password: Nov3-lpm; Phone Access: 518-549-0500; Access Code: 2333 739 2921

6:00 P.M. Event Number: 2338 005 4081; Password: Nov3-6pm; Phone Access: 518-549-0500; Access Code: 2338 005 4081