Rochester, NY – NYSEG now has applications online for its Emergency Economic Development Programs for eligible businesses, municipalities, large residential establishments, agri-businesses and farms affected by Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee. NYSEG’s request to spend up to $7 million on these programs was approved by the New York State Public Service Commission on October 19.
“Having seen the devastation from these storms first hand, I am confident this new source of funds will be a welcome addition to the many sources of assistance already available,” said Mark S. Lynch, president of NYSEG and RG&E.
For more information on the Emergency Economic Development Programs and to apply:
Because funding is limited, eligible customers are encouraged to apply right away. Funding will be provided to eligible customers on a first come, first served basis until available funds are exhausted.
About NYSEG and Iberdrola USA: NYSEG, a subsidiary of Iberdrola USA, serves 878,000 electricity customers and 261,000 natural gas customers across more than 40% of upstate New York. Iberdrola USA, a subsidiary of global energy leader Iberdrola, S.A., is an energy services and delivery company with more than 2.4 million customers in upstate New York and New England. We are a team of dedicated individuals working as one to deliver value to our customers, employees and shareholders. By providing outstanding customer service and exceptional reliability, while holding safety and the environment in high regard, we aspire to be a world-class energy company. For more information, visit www.nyseg.com and www.iberdrolausa.com.