Gary Winfield


Gary Winfield



November 13, 2017

Energy & Technology Committee to Hold Hearings on State Utility Companies’ Storm Response

Energy & Technology Committee Co-Chair Sen. Gary Winfield (D-New Haven), his co-chairs, and ranking members of the committee today announced that they will hold two hearings regarding the state utility companies’ response to the storm that took place on October 29 and 30, 2017, which resulted in power outages across the state.

The first informational hearing will take place on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 2:00 pm in Room 1D of the Legislative Office Building and will include invited speakers and municipal officials.

A second public hearing is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, November 28, 2017 to give the public an opportunity to share their experiences and concerns about the state utility companies’ storm response, as well as an opportunity for the utility companies to provide further details on storm response procedures.

November 15 Informational Hearing:

WHO: Senator Gary Winfield, Senator Paul Formica, Representative Lonnie Reed, Representative Laura Hoydick, invited speakers and municipal officials.

WHAT: Initial informational hearing regarding CT utility companies’ storm response and preparedness.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 2:00 pm

WHERE: Room 1D, Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Avenue, Hartford

More information about the second hearing to take place on Nov. 28 will be shared later this week.