Activists want a ‘People’s Commissioner’ on the PSC


A group of activists representing low-income customers and environmentalists are calling for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to nominate what they term a ”People’s Commissioner’ to the Public Service Commission.

While they have submitted a list of names of potential nominees to the governor, members of The Energy Democracy Alliance haven’t made that list public.

But they say they want at least one commissioner who is tuned into the issues facing needy New Yorkers as well as someone who will push for the energy efficiency goals that Cuomo has called for.

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