Residents can learn about upcoming installation of smart meters in Lower Hudson Valley
BREWSTER, NY — October 6, 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 Brewster, Beekman and Somers in October. 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 88,400 customers in NYSEG’s Brewster division, which includes portions of Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester counties, will have smart electric and natural gas meters installed over the next year.
The schedule for the open houses is as follows:
|Wednesday, Oct. 19, 5-7 p.m.
Beekman Community Center
29 Recreation Center Road
Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
|Thursday, Oct. 20, 5-7 p.m.
Brewster Village Office
50 Main Street
Brewster, NY 10509
|Wednesday, Oct. 26, 5-7 p.m.
Heritage Hills Activity Center
8 Heritage Hills Drive
Somers, NY 10589
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 early 2023, and NYSEG expects to complete installations in the Brewster division next summer. 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.