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Current RG&E News

2019
08/23/2019 NYSEG and RG&E to Aid in Long Island Restoration Efforts
09/19/2019 Call 811 Before You Dig: A Reminder from NYSEG and RG&E
08/20/2019 Call 811 Before You Dig
07/19/2019 NYSEG and RG&E Prepared to Meet Customer Needs During Weekend Weather
06/20/2019 RG&E Offers Tips to Customers in Flood Prone Areas Following Heavy Rains
06/05/2019 AVANGRID Marks World Environment Day by Doubling Down on Its Commitment to Electric Vehicles
05/30/2019 RG&E Offers Tips to Customers in Flood Prone Areas
04/23/2019 RG&E and NYSEG Remind Contractors and Customers to Know What’s Below
04/17/2019 NYSEG and RG&E Provide $8 Million for Economic Development Initiatives
04/11/2019 Project SHARE Fund Receives Nearly $500,000 in Fuel Assistance Donations for NYSEG and RG&E Customers
02/23/2019 NYSEG and RG&E Continue Preparations for Significant Wind Event
02/22/2019 NYSEG and RG&E Preparing for Potential Heavy Winds
02/11/2019 NYSEG and RG&E Prepare for Next Weather Event Bringing Snow and Ice to the Northeast
02/13/2019 NYSEG and RG&E Are Conducting Safety Inspections of Natural Gas Meters
01/30/2019 RG&E Offers Safety Tips for Extreme Cold
01/18/2019 NYSEG and RG&E Preparing for Weekend Winter Storm
01/15/2019 NYSEG and RG&E Test Energy Storage Technologies
2018
12/13/2018 RG&E Issues Winter Reminder
12/07/2018 RG&E Offers Holiday Safety and Efficiency Tips
11/15/2018 MCC Foundation Honors Avangrid Foundation, RG&E for Making Anti-Poverty Program Possible
11/15/2018 NYSEG and RG&E Prepare for First Winter Storm of the Season
10/15/2018 Call 811 Before You Dig
10/12/2018 RG&E Encourages Customers to Take Action Now to Manage Winter Energy Bills
09/18/2018 RG&E Reminds Customers of Gas Safety Tips
07/27/2018 RG&E Provides Grant to Support Akoustis Technologies Expansion
07/02/2018 NYSEG and RG&E Encourage Customers To Stay Safe and Conserve Energy as Hot Weather and Potential Thunderstorms Descend on New York
06/21/2018 NYSEG and RG&E Reminds Contractors and Customers to Know What’s Below: Call 811 Before You Dig
06/20/2018 NYSEG and RG&E Reminds Customers to Be ‘Storm Smart’ This Summer
06/13/2018 NYSEG and RG&E Preparing for Thunderstorms and Gusty Winds
06/04/2018 RG&E Provides Lagoner Farms with Funding to Expand, Create New Jobs
05/25/2018 NYSEG and RG&E Warns Customers of New Surge in Scam Attempts
05/24/2018 Project SHARE Heating Fund Receives $478,000 in Heating Assistance Donations for NYSEG and RGE Customers
05/04/2018 NYSEG and RG&E Preparing for Heavy Winds - 9 a.m.
04/30/2018 NYSEG and RG&E Continue To Provide Support for Economic Development Initiatives Throughout New York State
04/14/2018 NYSEG and RG&E Prepare for Potential Icing - 9 a.m.
04/03/2018 NYSEG and RG&E Prepare for Heavy Winds Across the State - 5:30 p.m.
03/31/2018 NYSEG and RG&E Preparing for Potential Winds - 9 p.m.
03/01/2018 NYSEG and RG&E Prepare for Snow and Wind Storm - 10 a.m.
02/09/2018 AVANGRID Offers 2018-2019 Scholarships
01/12/2018 NYSEG and RG&E Prepared for Winter Storm - 4 p.m.
01/12/2018 RG&E Issues Middle Falls Advisory Due to Recent Snow Melt
01/04/2018 NYSEG and RG&E Issues Winter Weather Advisory: Keep Vents and Gas Meters Clear of Snow and Ice
2017
12/04/2017 NYSEG and RG&E Offers Holiday Safety and Efficiency Tips
10/30/2017 NYSEG and RG&E Responding to Widespread Outages
10/16/2017 RG&E Responding to Widespread Outages
09/21/2017 Avangrid Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients
08/29/2017 Avangrid Foundation Donates $50,000 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief for Hurricane Harvey
06/21/2017 NYSEG and RG&E Smart Savings Rewards Season Underway
05/31/2017 NYSEG and RG&E Announce New President and CEO
05/24/2017 RG&E Offers Tips to Customers in Flood Prone Areas
05/02/2017 NYSEG and RG&E Restoring Power Following Severe Thunderstorms
05/01/2017 NYSEG and RG&E Prepared for Potential Thunderstorms
04/12/2017 Call 8-1-1 Before You Dig - A Reminder from NYSEG and RG&E
04/04/2017 NYSEG and RG&E Prepared for Wind Storm
03/14/2107 RG&E Working To Restore Power To Remaining Customers Impacted By Last Week’s Wind Storm
03/13/2017 RG&E Continues Restoration Efforts Following Wind Storm
03/13/2017 NYSEG and RG&E Prepared for Potential Northeast Storm
03/13/2017 RG&E Continues Restoration for Remaining Outages Following Last Week’s Wind Storm
03/12/2017 RG&E Restores Power to More than 105,000 Customers
03/12/2017 NYSEG and RG&E Restore Power To More Than 170,000 Customers Affected By Wind Storm
03/11/2017 NYSEG and RG&E On Target To Restore Power To Majority Of Customers By Midnight Sunday - 10 p.m.
03/11/2017 NYSEG and RG&E Making Great Progress Following Severe and Widespread Storm Damage
03/10/2017 NYSEG and RG&E Continue Restoration Process Following Widespread Outages
03/10/2017 NYSEG and RG&E Expect Significant Progress in First Full Day of Restoration
03/09/2017 NYSEG and RG&E Responding to Widespread Outages - 11 p.m. Update
03/08/2017 High Winds Cause Outages and Severe Damage
03/07/2017 RG&E and NYSEG Prepared for Potential Storm
03/03/2017 Red Cross Opening Shelter to Residents without Power
03/02/2017 NYSEG and RG&E Responding to Widespread Outages as High Winds Sweep Across the State
02/22/2017 Project SHARE Heating Fund Receives $565,000 in Heating Assistance Donations for NYSEG and RG&E Customers
2016
12/13/2016 Applications Now Available for Avangrid Foundation Energy & Environment Scholarships
12/05/2016 NYSEG and RG&E Offer Holiday Safety and Efficiency Tips
11/22/2016 NYSEG and RG&E Expect to Restore Power in all Communities by Tuesday Evening
11/11/2016 NYSEG and RG&E Offer Safety Tips to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
10/27/2016 AVANGRID Promotes National Cyber Security Awareness Month
09/15/2016 RG&E Closing Belmont, NY Walk-In Office Sept. 29
09/03/2016 NYSEG and RG&E Tracking Tropical Storm Hermine, Making Preparations
08/02/2016 RG&E Taking Steps to Alleviate Traffic Concerns During GRTA Construction in the City of Rochester
07/20/2016 RG&E Seeking Proposals for Alternative Energy Service Solutions in Planning for Rochester Substation Upgrades
07/07/2016 RG&E’s $180,000 Economic Development Grant Powers SUNY
06/30/2016 NYSEG and RG&E Conducting Aerial Inspections of Electric Transmission Lines
05/20/2016 Avangrid Foundation Donates $400,000 to Eastman School’s Kilbourn Hall
04/19/2016 NYSEG and RG&E: More Than 116,000 Customers Are Now Reaping the Rewards of Energy Efficiency Programs
02/01/2016 NYSEG and RG&E Announce Technology Partnership to Lower Connection Costs for Renewable Generation
01/27/2016 NYSEG and RG&E’s Project SHARE Heating Fund Receives Boost from the AVANGRID Foundation, Dominion
2015
12/16/2015 AVANGRID, Inc. will Join NYSE Tomorrow with $30 Billion of Assets in Wind Energy, Utilities, and Natural Gas Storage
12/07/2015 NYSEG and RG&E Testing Drones - A New Tool for the Reliability Tool Box
12/03/2015 NYSEG and RG&E Offer Safety and Energy-Saving Tips for the Holidays
11/16/2015 NYSEG and RG&E Pick Up 50,000th Refrigerator for Recycling Since 2011
11/16/2015 Journey Complete for New RG&E Transformers Critical to Transmission System Upgrade
10/19/2015 Iberdrola USA Signs American Business Act on Climate Pledge
10/16/2015 Iberdrola USA to Attend White House Summit on Climate and the Road Through Paris
10/09/2015 NYSEG and RG&E Encourage Customers to Take Action Now to Manage Winter Energy Bills
09/22/2015 NYSEG and RG&E Remind Customers to Be Prepared for Power Outages
09/17/2015 NYSEG and RG&E Helped Bring 2,796 Customer-Owned Generating Facilities Online in the Last Five Years
08/27/2015 NYSEG/RG&E Program to Help Customers Lower AC Costs, Reduce Overall Power Use During Extreme Heat
06/24/2015 NYSEG and RG&E Ready to Meet Customers Power Needs as Summer Heats Up
06/19/2015 Iberdrola USA Foundation and RG&E Sponsor Free Music at Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival
06/19/2015 NYSEG and RG&E Invested More Than $8.5 Million in Growing Businesses in 2014
05/20/2015 RG&E Files Plan to Lower Electricity Delivery Rates in 2016
03/16/2015 More Than 94,000 NYSEG and RG&E Customers Now Reaping the Rewards of Efficiency Rebates and Incentives
03/13/2015 RG&E Expands Meter Reading Schedule to Improve Customer Service
02/19/2015 NYSEG and RG&E Remind Customers to Stay Safe, Use Energy Wisely During Extreme Weather
02/12/2015 NYSEG and RG&E’s Project SHARE Heating Fund Receives Boost from The Iberdrola USA Foundation, Dominion
02/12/2015 NYSEG and RG&E Urge Customers to Put Safety First as Snow Piles Up and Winter Tightens Its Grip
02/04/2015 NYSEG and RG&E Employees Gather and Distribute Gifts of Warmth for Those in Need
02/03/2015 More Customers Now Eligible For Residential Agricultural Discount From National Grid, NYSEG and RG&E
01/29/2015 RG&E Receives $16.5 Million from the U.S. Treasury Department for Hydroelectric Improvements
2014
12/16/2014 NYSEG AND RG&E REMIND CUSTOMERS TO STAY SAFE, USE ENERGY WISELY DURING EXTREME WEATHER
12/11/2014 NYSEG AND RG&E OFFER SAFETY AND ENERGY-SAVING TIPS FOR HOLIDAY LIGHTING
11/07/2014 RG&E INVITES SMALL-BUSINESS OWNERS IN MONROE, WAYNE AND ONTARIO COUNTIES TO LEARN ABOUT ENERGY EFFICIENCY INCENTIVES
10/30/2014 NYSEG AND RG&E TO USE HELICOPTERS TO INSPECT NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION RIGHTS OF WAY
10/24/2014 NYSEG, RG&E AND IBERDROLA USA EMPLOYEES WILL BE OUT IN FORCE SATURDAY TO VOLUNTEER FOR LOCAL AGENCIES
10/16/2014 NYSEG AND RG&E URGE CUSTOMERS TO GUARD AGAINST CARBON MONOXIDE - IT CAN BE DEADLY
10/14/2014 NYSEG AND RG&E ENCOURAGE CUSTOMERS TO TAKE ACTION NOW TO MANAGE WINTER ENERGY BILLS
10/14/2014 RG&E ANNOUNCES NINTH ROUND OF BLOCK BIDDING FOR NONRESIDENTIAL ENERGY-SAVING PROJECTS
10/08/2014 RG&E RECEIVES $2.8 MILLION FROM FEDERAL GRANT PROGRAM FOR IMPROVEMENTS AT HYDROELECTRIC GENERATING STATION
09/19/2014 IBERDROLA USA NETWORKS EARNS ISO 9001:2008 CERTIFICATION
09/15/2014 IBERDROLA USA TO CONVERT VEHICLE FLEET TO ALTERNATIVE FUEL
09/12/2014 CENTRAL HUDSON, NYSEG AND RG&E CHALLENGE FERC IN UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
09/09/2014 NYSEG AND RG&E PRESENTING SPONSORS FOR FOURTH ANNUAL GREENTOPIA FESTIVAL
08/13/2014 NYSEG AND RG&E WARN PUBLIC TO BEWARE OF 'GREEN DOT MONEYPAK CARD' SCAMS
07/29/2014 TWO IBERDROLA USA COMPANIES AMONG NATION’S MOST TRUST UTILITIES
07/23/2014 RG&E MARKS MILESTONE IN ROCHESTER: 30,000 REFRIGERATORS RECYCLED
07/09/2014 RG&E RESTORES POWER TO 94% OF CUSTOMERS OVERNIGHT
06/26/2014 RG&E INCREASES INCENTIVES FOR COMMON-AREA LIGHTING UPGRADES IN QUALIFYING APARTMENT BUILDINGS
06/23/2014 NEWSWEEK NAMES IBERDROLA MOST SUSTAINABLE SPANISH UTILITY
06/19/2014 NYSEG AND RG&E READY TO MEET CUSTOMERS’ SUMMER POWER NEEDS
04/30/2014 NYSEG AND RG&E CUSTOMERS PURCHASED MORE THAN 68 MILLION KILOWATT-HOURS OF WIND ENERGY IN 2013
04/15/2014 NYSEG AND RG&E ADVISE CONTRACTORS AND CUSTOMERS TO BE SAFE WHEN WORKING AND PLAYING OUTDOORS
04/14/2014 NYSEG AND RG&E BEGIN INSPECTING 35,000 WOODEN TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION POLES
04/08/2014 NYSEG AND RG&E OFFERING ASSISTANCE TO CUSTOMERS CONTINUING TO COPE WITH HIGHER WINTER BILLS
03/26/2014 NYSEG AND RG&E: IF YOU SMELL NATURAL GAS GET UP, GET OUT AND CONTACT YOUR UTILITY OR 911
03/10/2014 NYSEG AND RG&E ENCOURAGE CUSTOMERS TO TAKE ACTION TO MANAGE ENERGY BILLS
02/28/2014 NYSEG AND RG&E COMPLETE TRANSITION OF CREDIT AND COLLECTIONS WORK TO NEW YORK FROM OUT OF STATE
02/27/2014 NYSEG AND RG&E EMPLOYEES GATHER GIFTS OF WARMTH FOR THOSE IN NEED
02/24/2014 RG&E ANNOUNCES SEVENTH ROUND OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY BLOCK BIDDING PROGRAM
02/07/2014 NYSEG AND RG&E SEND CREWS TO PENNSYLVANIA TO ASSIST WITH STORM RECOVERY
02/05/2014 NYSEG AND RG&E OFFER INCENTIVES FOR EFFICIENT LED PARKING LOT LIGHTING FOR SMALL-BUSINESS CUSTOMERS
02/04/2014 NYSEG AND RG&E URGE CUSTOMERS TO BEWARE OF BILL-PAYMENT SCAMS