(a) The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority shall be responsible for receiving and acting upon customer inquiries and complaints regarding electric suppliers, as defined in section 16-1. The authority shall establish a toll-free telephone number for such purposes. Customers of any electric supplier having complaints regarding disputed bills, terminations of service or adequacy of service may bring their complaints to the authority pursuant to any provision in section 16-20, sections 16-262c to 16-262j, inclusive, or the regulations adopted to implement those sections.
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 16-245t
- Authority: means the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority and "department" means the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
- Electric supplier: means any person, including an electric aggregator or participating municipal electric utility that is licensed by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority in accordance with section 16-245, that provides electric generation services to end use customers in the state using the transmission or distribution facilities of an electric distribution company, regardless of whether or not such person takes title to such generation services, but does not include: (A) A municipal electric utility established under chapter 101, other than a participating municipal electric utility. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
- Person: means an individual, business, firm, corporation, association, joint stock association, trust, partnership or limited liability company. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
(b) Nothing contained in this section shall be construed so as to restrict the right of any person to pursue any other remedy available to the person under law.