United Illuminating: In March 2021, Attorney General Tong brokered agreement with United Illuminating to provide a $46.5 million COVID relief bill credit and to decrease and stabilize electric rates into 2023.
Eversource accountability plan: In October 2021, Attorney General Tong announced agreement between state and Eversource to increase accountability and control and return $103.4 million back to Connecticut families following deficiencies in the utility’s response to Isaias. Agreement also stabilizes electric distribution rates until at least January 2024.
Yankee Gas/Eversource: In July 2022, Attorney General Tong announced a $1.8 million settlement with Eversource over alleged false and deceptive high-pressure tactics seeking to entice customers to convert to natural gas.
Frontier: In August 2022, Attorney General William Tong announced a settlement with Frontier Communications worth over $60 million to dramatically expand access to high-speed internet for Frontier customers in economically distressed communities, end a hidden monthly $6.99 internet surcharge, and force significant improvements in Frontier’s marketing and customer service.
Attorney General Tong is an active participant in every rate case before the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority fighting to drive down costs for Connecticut families and businesses.