NARUC is the national association representing the State Public Service Commissioners who regulate essential utility services in your State. NARUC members are responsible for assuring reliable utility service at fair, just, and reasonable rates.
- About NARUC
Founded in 1889, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to representing the State public service commissions who regulate the utilities that provide essential services such as energy, telecommunications, water, and transportation.
- Policy & Advocacy
NARUC represents the interests of State public utility commissions before the three branches of the Federal government and the Independent Federal agencies.
Federal TestimonyAn archive of NARUC testimony before Congress, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and various other agencies.
Federal AdvocacyAn archive of this correspondence to Congress, the White House, the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and other relevant agencies and departments.
Legal FilingsAn archive of NARUC legal filings before the Federal Courts, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Federal Communications Commission, and others.
ResolutionsNARUC's policy positions and are used to ensure that policymakers, lawmakers, industry, and the general public understand the issues that face State regulators.
NARUC's standing committees propose resolutions that set Association policy on Congressional, Federal, and Industry matters. The committees also hold educational sessions and panel discussions on relevant issues in order to best serve NARUC members.
Board of Directors/Executive CommitteeBoard of Directors
Staff Subcommittee on Executive Management
Washington Action Committee
Staff Subcommittee on LawStaff Subcommittee on Information Services
Staff Subcommittee on Accounting and Finance
Staff Subcommittee on Administrative Law Judges
Task Force on Environmental Regulation and Generation
Critical InfrastructureCommittee on Critical Infrastructure
Staff Subcommittee on Critical Infrastructure
ElectricityCommittee on Electricity
Staff Subcommittee on Electricity
Staff Subcommittee on Electric Reliability
Subcommittee on Clean Coal and Carbon Sequestration
Staff Subcommittee on Clean Coal and Carbon Sequestration
Subcommittee on Nuclear Issues-Waste Disposal
Staff Subcommittee on Nuclear Issues-Waste Disposal
GasCommittee on Gas
Staff Subcommittee on Gas
Subcommittee on Pipeline Safety
Staff Subcommittee on Pipeline Safety
International RelationsCommittee on International Relations
Staff Subcommittee on International Relations
Energy Resources and the EnvironmentCommittee on Energy Resources and the Environment
Staff Subcommittee on Energy Resources and the Environment
Research and EducationSubcommittee on Education and Research
Staff Subcommittee on Education and Research
TelecommunicationsCommittee on Telecommunications
Staff Subcomittee on Telecommunications
Staff Subcommittee on State Universal Service Fund Administrators
Presidential Task Force on Federalism and Telecommunications
- Our Programs
NARUC operates several programs that serve our members by offering education, information, and communications resources on critical issues that State regulators face on a daily basis.
Grants & ResearchNARUC's Grants & Research programs receive funding from several Federal agencies, including EPA, DOE, and Homeland Security. These programs provide opportunities for NARUC members to better participate and understand regulatory issues .
International ProgramsNARUC's International Programs are largely funded in cooperation with the USAID. These programs provide information exchanges with energy regulators in Europe, Africa, Asia, and Latin America/Caribbean.
Federal Government CollaborativesNARUC participates in several collaborative efforts with our federal counterparts - FERC and FCC. These programs cut across the energy and telecommunications regulatory landscape and are geared to ensuring that consumers are receiving the highest quality of service at fair, just and reasonable prices.
Nuclear Waste Program OfficeNARUC has a Nuclear Waste Program Office to be involved in the difficult challenge of implementing the Nuclear Waste Policy Act as it relates to spent nuclear fuel from commercial nuclear reactors.
ResourcesA collection of reports, webinars, presentations, and more.
- News and Events
If you are looking for expert resources on electricity, the Smart Grid, broadband deployment, natural gas, consumer protection, and other relevant issues, please contact Rob Thormeyer, NARUC's Communications Director, at 202-898-9382, or firstname.lastname@example.org
For Reporters: NARUC's Communications Office is ready to assist you as you cover energy and telecommunications issues. Because our members regulate both energy and telecommunications companies, NARUC is a unique resource offering insight on both of these dynamic industries.
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NARUC's affiliates provide members a smaller, regional outfit for discussing more local issues that may not necessarily rise to the full membership's attention. Aside from the five U.S. regulatory affiliates, there are two International organizations as well as smaller, informal bodies that focus on specific industry issues.