ADVOCACY

Operation Fuel serves as an advocate for legislative policies and administrative operations that reduce the energy and water utility burden on Connecticut residents by working with the Connecticut Congressional Delegation, legislative and state officials, social service agencies, utilities, and the oil industry.

Operation Fuel Fact Sheets: Electric Rates, Energy Efficiency, Shutoff Protection

As part of Operation Fuel’s commitment to educating consumers and advocating for energy affordability and efficiency, we’ve released a series of fact sheets to inform the public about the latest updates on assistance programs and guidance and resources about topics including utility shutoffs, rates, weatherization, and more. Click a link below to download: Utility and […]

PURA Extends COVID-19 Payment Program Enrollment Date

Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) today issued a ruling about shutoff moratoriums. PURA determined that utility companies are not sufficiently informing customers of their rights under the shutoff moratorium. PURA has extended the enrollment period for the COVID-19 Payment Program for non-residential customers through November 1, 2020. PURA also confirms that the enrollment period for […]

Utility Bill Help: Shutoff Protection Extended to Oct. 1; How To Request Hardship Status

Do you need help with your utility bill? Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has further extended its protection against utility shutoffs to October 1, 2020. Customers who need additional help beyond October 1 can request Hardship protection through October 31. The Winter shutoff moratorium for hardship customers starts November 1 and runs through May 1. […]

Operation Fuel Joins Nation’s Drinking Water and Clean Water Sector Urging Congress for Economic Stimulus Legislation that Addresses COVID-19 Impact on Water and Wastewater Systems

Operation Fuel has joined the efforts of the nation’s drinking water and clean water sector in a request to members of the U.S. Congress that subsequent phases of economic stimulus legislation address the massive economic impacts from the coronavirus pandemic on water and wastewater systems. We endorse the following letter from the agencies below that […]

Together, we are helping real people whose children need a warm place to study or whose ill family member may need to operate life-saving equipment.

Ann and Mike, Operation Fuel donors from West Hartford