Cuomo Urged to Appoint “People’s Commissioners” to PSC

ALBANY, N.Y. – The people need a voice on the Public Service Commission. That’s the message community leaders delivered to Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday. Three of the five seats on the powerful Public Service Commission are vacant, and they’re usually filled with people who represent the needs of the energy industry.

But Kelly Roache senior program manager at Solstice, an organization that promotes community solar power, was among those in the State Capitol calling on the governor to appoint a “people’s commissioner” to serve the interests of the public and the environment.

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