New York Public Service Article 7-a - Home Insulation And Conservation

  • 135-a - Short Title.
    This article shall be known as the "home insulation and energy conservation act".
  • 135-b - Definitions.
    As used in this article, the following terms shall have the following meanings: 1. "Commission" means the public service commission of the state of New...
  • 135-c - Home Conservation Plans; Eligibility; Approval By The Commission.
    1. After hearing upon reasonable notice, the commission shall establish home conservation plans for each utility in accordance with the provisions of this article. Such...
  • 135-d - Scope Of Plan.
    1. Each utility shall adopt and implement a home conservation plan as approved by the commission, and shall offer participation to its customers. The availability...
  • 135-e - Energy Conservation Criteria.
    1. Participation shall be denied to any eligible customer whose proposed installation of energy conservation measures fails to meet minimum criteria established by the commission...
  • 135-f - Energy Audits.
    1. Upon the request of either an eligible customer or a landlord, each utility shall conduct an energy audit of the customer's residential premises or...
  • 135-g - Financing.
    1. Where any home conservation plan is approved by the commission and requires utility financing, any such plan shall provide that upon entering into a...
  • 135-h - Installation.
    1. A utility shall afford each participant in its home conservation plan the option of installing energy conservation measures either (a) by performing the work...
  • 135-i - Default.
    In the event that a participating customer defaults in respect to payment under a financing agreement and security contract entered into pursuant to this article,...
  • 135-j - Administration By Public Service Commission; Application By Utilities; Approval.
    1. The commission shall issue such orders, rules and regulations as may be necessary or appropriate for interpretations, implementation or administration of this article. 2....
  • 135-k - Reports; Miscellaneous.
    1. During the first three years of operation of an approved home conservation plan, each utility shall submit to the commission annually a summary report...
  • 135-l - Alternate Financing Method.
    Notwithstanding the provisions of sections one hundred thirty-five-d and one hundred thirty-five-g of this article, a utility may satisfy its obligation to provide financing to...
  • 135-m - Applicability To Prior Installations.
    In the event any eligible customer installs energy conservation measures subsequent to the effective date of this act, but prior to the adoption of a...
  • 135-n - Nonresidential Energy Audits.
    1. The commission shall be authorized to require a utility, upon the request of an owner of a farm, small business or nonprofit organization, to...
  • 135-o - Recovery Of Costs.
    A utility shall be allowed to recover as normal operating expenses through rates the just and reasonable costs of carrying out its responsibilities and home...

Last modified: September 11, 2016