Public Service Commission
John B. Howard
Interim Chair and
Interim Chief Executive Officer
Diane X. Burman
James S. Alesi
Tracey A. Edwards
On March 18, 2021 the New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) granted South Fork Wind, LLC (South Fork) a conditional Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need pursuant to Article VII of the NYS Public Service Law (PSL) for the South Fork Export Cable Project, a 7.6 mile, 138 kilovolt alternating current electric cable. The Project will connect the South Fork Wind Farm, located off the coast of Long Island, to the Long Island Power Authority’s existing mainland electric grid in the Town of East Hampton, Suffolk County.
South Fork filed a petition on May 3, 2021 seeking Commission approval to construct, operate and maintain the Project under Section 68 of the PSL. To ensure full public participation, the Commission will hold a virtual public statement hearing on July 7, 2021 to solicit input and comments from your community regarding South Fork’s petition. Information received at the public hearing will be transcribed and will be included in the record considered by the Commission in this matter.
Members of the public wishing to attend the hearing can register electronically using the link below. Any participant not able to register or login to the hearing electronically may participate by phone. Participants who want to provide a statement at the hearing must register to do so by 3:00 PM on Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Hearing Date: July 7, 2021
Additional details on how to participate at the public hearing and how to submit comments are available in the Notice of Public Statement Hearing. Information about the case can be found on the South Fork Wind, (21-E-0261) case page on the www.dps.ny.gov website.
Office of Consumer Services
cc: Rory I. Lancman, Special Counsel