NYSEG to Host Informational Open Houses on Smart Meter Deployment for Area Residents

Residents can learn about upcoming installation of smart meters in Ithaca

ITHACA, NY — July 13, 2022 — As New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG) begins to prepare for smart meter installations in the region, the company announced it will host informational open houses for communities in Ithaca, Moravia and Trumansburg July 26-28, 2022. The open houses will provide residents, business owners, municipal officials and other interested parties details about the upcoming installation of smart meters, including its scope of work, timeline and customer impacts. Approximately 92,000 customers in NYSEG’s Ithaca division, which includes Cayuga, Chemung, Cortland, Schuyler, Seneca, Tioga and Tompkins counties, will have smart electric and natural gas meters installed over the next year.

The schedule for the open houses is as follows:

Moravia Ithaca Trumansburg
Tuesday, July 26, 5-7 p.m.
Moravia Town Hall
1630 State Route 38
Moravia, NY 13118
Wednesday, July 27, 5-7 p.m.
Tompkins County Public Library
101 East Green Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Thursday, July 28, 5-7 p.m.
Trumansburg Village Fire Station
74 West Main Street
Trumansburg, NY 14886


Interested parties are invited to stop by at any time during the open houses. Informational displays and NYSEG representatives will be available to share more details about the installation process, answer questions, and demonstrate how smart meters will provide customers more convenience, control and expanded choice in understanding and managing energy use.

Smart meter installations will begin in October 2022, and NYSEG expects to complete installations in the Ithaca division in May 2023. Deployment schedules by service area may change. Customers will receive information about their installation approximately two weeks before installations begin in their neighborhood.

Registration is not required and all are welcome to stop by any time during the open houses.

To learn more about smart meters, visit www.nyseg.com/smartmeters.

NYSEG is a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc.

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About NYSEG: New York State Electric & Gas Corporation (NYSEG) is a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc. Established in 1852, NYSEG operates approximately 35,000 miles of electric distribution lines and 4,500 miles of electric transmission lines across more than 40% of upstate New York. It also operates more than 8,150 miles of natural gas distribution pipelines and 20 miles of gas transmission pipelines. It serves approximately 894,000 electricity customers and 266,000 natural gas customers. For more information, visit nyseg.com.

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns and operates eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs more than 7,000 people and has been recognized by JUST Capital in 2021 and 2022 as one of the JUST 100 companies – a ranking of America’s best corporate citizens. In 2022, AVANGRID ranked second within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2022 for the fourth consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit avangrid.com.

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