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New York regulators say PSEG Long Island will forfeit $10 million in incentives for its poor response to extended power outages after Tropical Storm Isaias.

The opaque world of energy policy continues to roil the surface of state government as regulators again have chastised the state’s two biggest utilities: Eversource and United Illuminating. This time, the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority fined both companies, alleging an “insufficient” rollout of a program called shared solar.

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Connecticut lawmakers say James Judge, the CEO of Eversource, has agreed to testify at a public hearing next week. Legislation drafted would require Eversource to pay compensation to customers who lost power in widespread outages following Tropical Storm Isaias.

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PSEG Long Island said they will reimburse some customers for spoiled food and medicines during the power outages caused by Tropical Storm Isaias.

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On Long Island, some rate payers are outraged that utility company PSEG Long Island celebrated on Thursday being finished with restoring power to 420,000 customers who were in the dark after Tropical Storm Isaias last week.