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Petition for Authority to Transfer Ownership of The Narragansett Electric Company to PPL Rhode Island Holdings, LLC


Notification of Combined Heat and Power Project in Exeter - Rhode Island Grows


Federal Emergency Broadband Benefit Program


Reports of Synapse Energy Economics, Inc, produced for DPUC - March 10, 2021

Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Rhode Island Community Remote Net Metering Program

Macroeconomic Impacts of the Rhode Island Community Remote Net Metering Program



On June 25, 2021, the PUC extended the moratorium on service disconnections for protected status customers of National Grid, including those on National Grid’s low income rate, through July 25, 2021. There will be no further extensions, unless here is substantial evidence of a major resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Heating Sector Transformation Initiative

Division Report on the Natural Gas Service Outage on Aquidneck Island of January 21, 2019

Distributed Generation Interconnection Reporting Requirements

Legislation enacted in 2019 has redefined which nonregulated power producers must register with the Division of Public Utilities and Carriers.

Annual RES Compliance Report for Compliance Year 2019

Review of National Grid (Narragansett Electric) Storm Preparedness and Restoration Efforts related to the October 30, 2017 Storm

Application to Change Electric and Gas Distribution Revenue Requirements and Associated Rates (filed 11/28/17) (Docket 4770)

Solar Carport Presentation -Link to installation production data


Power Sector Transformation Initiative - (learn more)

Rhode Island Power Sector Transformation- Phase One Report to Governor Gina M. Raimondo - November 2017

Proposed Power Sector Transformation (PST) Vision and Implementation Plan (Docket 4780)


Investigation Into Issues Related to the Changing Electric Distribution System- Docket No. 4600

D-13-51 Rhode Island Fast Ferry Application to Operate a fast ferry between Quonset and Block Island

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The Public Utilities Commission comprises two distinct regulatory bodies: a three-member Commission (Commission) and the Division of Public Utilities and Carriers (Division).

Although two distinct regulatory bodies, the Commission and Division generally operate in concert. This is evidenced by the Division’s status as an indispensable party in all Commission proceedings, and the Division’s statutory charge to enforce all directives of the Commission. Both entities may conduct inquiries, investigations and hearings to effectuate their respective duties. Both may issue orders that have the force and effect of law.

The Division is also legislatively required to maintain a website in accordance with RIGL section 39-1-18. The Division makes every effort to insure that this legislative mandate is carried out.

Considering Competitive Electricity Supply?

Legislation recently enacted in Rhode Island includes additional consumer protection provisions.  (Find out more)

Residential - Price to Compare: National Grid's rate effective April 1, 2021 through September 2021 - 7.628 cents/kWh . A rate of 10.882 cents/kWh has been proposed for October 1, 2021 through March 2022, and is pending Commission review and approval.

Small Commercial - Price to Compare: National Grid's (fixed) effective April 1,2021 through September 2021 - 7.111 cents/kWh . A rate of 10.174 cents/kWh has been proposed for October 1, 2021 through March 2022, and is pending Commission review and approval.

For a listing of Commercial and Industrial suppliers (click here).

Live Stream/Video Archive

Meet the Commissioners

Meet the Administrator of the Division

Energy Facility Siting Board

Renewable Energy Resources: Certification Forms, Rules, Certification Filing Guide, and RES Application Status Report


Energy Saving Tips

National Do-Not-Call Registry

National Grid Emergency Response and System Level Plans 

National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners

Rhode Island Relay Service

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RIPUC using Google™





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