3 PM – PSNH Crews Lead Massive Restoration Effort

MANCHESTER, N.H. (November 27, 2014) – The significant storm that blanketed New Hampshire Wednesday night and early Thanksgiving morning has caused heavy and widespread damage across PSNH’s service area. Approximately 200,000 customers were without power as of mid-day Thursday, though headway had been made in several areas—notably, all customers in...

10 PM – Line Workers Tackle Significant Damage

Manchester, NH (November 27, 2014) –  An army of line workers from New England and beyond continued working Thanksgiving Day to repair damage caused by wet, heavy, snow that blanketed the Granite State overnight. Approximately 138,000 PSNH customers were reported without power as of late evening Thursday, down from...

9 AM – Overnight Efforts Bring Back Customers

MANCHESTER, N.H. (November 28, 2014) – Hundreds of workers from New England and beyond worked throughout the night to repair damage caused by the wet, heavy, snow that blanketed the Granite State. Over the last 24 hours, half of the statewide outages have been restored—approximately 110,000 PSNH customers were reported...

2:30 PM – Crews Make Major Strides in Restoration

MANCHESTER, N.H. (November 28, 2014) – More than half of the PSNH customers who lost power in the Thanksgiving snowstorm are now restored, thanks to the work of more than a thousand utility personnel from all over New England and beyond. Approximately 100,000 customers were reported without power as of...

10 PM – More than 1,000 Crew Members Working to Restore Power

Manchester, NH (November 28, 2014) – More than 1,000 line workers were in the field Friday to help restore power to all PSNH customers impacted by a devastating snow storm that hit New Hampshire on Wednesday and Thursday. An additional 200 line workers are expected Saturday, allowing the company to...

PSNH is Prepared for Stormy Weather

MANCHESTER, N.H. (December 8, 2014) – We are keeping a close eye on the weather forecast today, and we are fully prepared to work to restore power should the snow, ice or wind impact our system and cause outages. The weather forecast is calling for a mix of rain, sleet,...

Request to Suspend Two Regulatory Proceedings

December 26, 2014 –  PSNH today asked state regulators to “Stay” two ongoing proceedings related to the company’s power generation facilities. The request to the N.H. Public Utilities Commission was made in order to provide  the company, other key parties and the Legislature an opportunity to work collaboratively to resolve the issues...

January Rate Adjustments Approved – Energy Charge set at 10.56 cents/kWh

New Hampshire regulators today issued a series of orders that collectively will result in a monthly bill increase of about six percent for an average PSNH residential customer.

The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission ordered PSNH’s Energy Service Charge to be set at 10.56 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh), compared to...

Northeast Utilities Announces New Name

CL&P, NSTAR, PSNH, WMECO & Yankee Gas to all adopt new name

HARTFORD, Conn. and BOSTON, Mass. (January 7, 2015)—Northeast Utilities (NYSE: NU), which operates New England’s largest energy delivery company, today announced it will begin doing business under the new brand name of Eversource Energy on February 2nd.

All of...

Regulators Rule on Request to Suspend Proceedings

The NH Public Utilities Commission today issued separate orders regarding our motion to suspend two ongoing proceedings. 

The commisson granted a “stay” of a docket focused on the recovery of costs associated with an emission reduction system (scrubber) at Merrimack Station in Bow. 

The commission denied a stay of a docket examining PSNH’s power generation fleet...