ALBANY – State senators Joseph Griffo and John DeFrancisco are urging the Governor’s energy policy makers and regulators to seriously consider the concerns of private sector businesses, clean and renewable energy generation developers and labor interests as the State moves forward with its energy sector modernization initiatives.
Joint – Senate Standing Committee on Energy and Telecommunications Chair: Senator Joseph Griffo
and Senate Standing Committee on Finance Chair: Senator John DeFrancisco Public Hearing: Update on the Energy Highway and Reform of the Energy Vision Initiatives Place: Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New York Time: 12:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. Contact: Anne Tarpinian (518) 455-3334 Media Contact: Rocco LaDucca (315) 793-9072 ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY
Senate Standing Committee on Energy and Telecommunications Chair: Senator Joseph A. Griffo Legislative Forum: (NYISO) New York Independent System Operator Place: Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New York Time: 10:00 A.M - 12: 00 P.M Contact: Geraldine Purcell (518) 455-3334 Media Contact: Senate Press Office (518) 455-2264 ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY
Senator George Maziarz (R-I-C, Newfane), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Telecommunications Committee, expressed outrage and disbelief at the revelations from yesterday’s meeting of the Public Service Commission (PSC) suggesting that the commission has failed to properly monitor the collection of taxes from the onerous 18-a surcharge, allowing ratepayers to be overcharged by $250 million.