NH Public Utilities Commission
The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission (NHPUC) is vested with general jurisdiction over electric, telecommunications, natural gas, water and sewer utilities as defined in RSA 362:2 for issues such as rates, quality of service, finance, accounting, and safety. It is the NHPUC’s mission to ensure that customers of regulated utilities receive safe, adequate and reliable service at just and reasonable rates. On our web site, www.puc.state.nh.us you will find useful information on a wide range of issues whether you are a utility customer, a utility representative or an industry consultant.
The NHPUC is composed of three Commissioners appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Executive Council to staggered six year terms. A Chairman is named as the overall agency head. The senior administrator of the Commission is the Executive Director & Secretary who oversees all administrative operations of the agency. The Commission is composed of the following divisions: Consumer Affairs, Electric, Telecommunications, Gas & Water, Legal, Auditing, Safety, Sustainable Energy and Administration.