Regulatory Related Sites
These web sites link to other regulatory agencies and organizations.
- Federal Communications Commission
- The FCC regulates telecommunications matters on a national level and creates policies that can influence regulation on a state level.
- Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
- The FERC regulates energy matters (i.e., electric, gas, etc.) on a national. Sometimes this commission will create policies that may influence state energy policies and regulations.
- National Regulatory Research Institute
- NRRI is the research arm of NARUC. It was established to help conduct analysis, research and studies that affect utility services.
- National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
- NARUC is a national association of all state utility commissions, which oversee and regulate various public utility entities throughout the United States and some of its territories. Hawaii’s Public Utility Commission is also a part of this organization.
- National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates
- NASUCA is the association of state advocates for consumers of utility services. Hawaii’s Division of Consumer Advocacy is part of this organization.
- United States Department of Energy
- This federal department promotes a promotes the supply and delivery of reliable, affordable, and environmentally sound energy.
- National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
- National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) is the national service organization dedicated to representing the national interests of cooperative electric utilities and the consumers they serve.
- United States Telecom Association
- USTelecom represents the interests of service providers in the telecommunications industry.
- Efficiency Vermont
- This Vermont public service organization aims to help consumers identify the most cost-effective ways to reduce energy use in your home or business.
- American Public Power Association
- The American Public Power Association (APPA) is the service organization for the nation’s more than 2,000 community-owned electric utilities. APPA was created in 1940 as a nonprofit, non-partisan organization to advance the public policy interests of its members and their consumers, and provide member services to ensure adequate, reliable electricity at a reasonable price with the proper protection of the environment.
- Public Utilities Reports
- Public Utilities Reports, Inc. (PUR) has been a leading provider of information and analysis to the electric, natural gas, water and telecommunications industries. As these industries evolve and take advantage of new technologies , it continues to be a resource for anyone with an interest in these field.