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Latest LIPA News

This is an ongoing, but quickly paced issue with new developments occurring everyday both from the FERC proceeding, the governors office and from the LIA board itself and other announcements.

Recent Articles

LIPA Resolution Passed Unanimously by Board of Trustees

PJ Power Plant Resolution

September 14, 2014 in Port Jeff News Room

Amid opposition, LIPA renews power plant contract

More than a dozen LIPA ratepayers debated the wisdom of renewing a contract to use Long Island’s legacy power plants at a sometimes-spirited trustees meeting Tuesday that saw a protester’s sit-in and, in the end, approval of the 15-year pact.

October 3, 2012 in Port Jeff News Room

Facts at a Glance LIPA/National Grid – Amended & Restated Power Supply Agreement

Browse the frequently asked questions below. republished from lipower.org What is the Amended and Restated Power Supply agreement between Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) and National Grid? At the time of the LIPA/Long Island Lighting Company (LILCO) merger in 1998, LIPA entered into certain agreements with affiliates of National Grid (formerly KeySpan Corporation) which included, […]

October 2, 2012 in Port Jeff News Room

Port Jefferson featured on Smarter Energy Universe

Port Jefferson’s FERC complaint has been picked up by national and international news outlets. The latest to cite the Village’s complaint is Smarter Energy Universe

August 28, 2012 in Port Jeff News Room

Village of Port Jefferson defends allegations against Genco

The Village of Port Jefferson, New York told FERC yesterday that National Grid Generation’s answer to its complaint (RT, Aug-22) was full of “misapprehension and omissions of fact.” The village alleged National Grid Generation (Genco) was manipulating the market in the Long Island Power Authority’s (LIPA) territory by refusing to build new generation, thus keeping prices for its existing supply high.

August 28, 2012 in Port Jeff News Room

Local Pols Support Port Jefferson’s Complaint Against National Grid (patch.com)

Read entire article here. State Assemblyman Steve Englebright called the relationship between LIPA and National Grid “unbalanced” and said that the “unfavorable terms of the PSA are left over from a different era, an era of broken markets that supposedly ended with the advent of the current electricity markets.” “The relationship between National Grid and […]

August 22, 2012 in Port Jeff News Room

Steve Englebright weighs in on Port Jefferson’s Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Complaint

Reprint below – to see the original letter on click here On July 30, 2012, the Incorporated Village of Port Jefferson filed a Complaint with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) against National Grid Generation LLC (National Grid), alleging that National Grid has manipulated the capacity and energy markets on Long Island. I am filing […]

August 22, 2012 in Port Jeff News Room

Town of Brookhaven Town Board Submit Letter to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission supporting the FERC Complaint

Read the letter that the Brookhaven town board send to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission supporting Port Jefferson’s FERC Complaint

August 18, 2012 in Port Jeff News Room

National Grid To Pay Up After Party Time

National Grid today agreed to pay the state Public Service Commission nearly $1.7 million after the state Inspector General last month found that the company was doling out gifts to state employees.

August 18, 2012 in Port Jeff News Room

Show your support for the Port Jefferson Community by sending an e-comment to the FERC

Here are detailed instructions on how you can submit a comment in support of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Complaint submitted by The Incorporated Village of Port Jefferson. It won’t take long – promise!

August 18, 2012 in Port Jeff News Room