Rockland Storm Hardening Proceeding


On behalf of the New Jersey Division of Rate Counsel, Synapse reviewed the petition filed by Rockland Electric Company for approval of storm hardening measures. Expert witnesses Max Chang and Charles Salamone reviewed issues related to: (1) Substation Flood Mitigation, (2) Overhead Hardening Measures, (3) Selective Undergrounding, (4) Distribution Automation, and (5) Enhanced Vegetation Management. As filed, the Company’s proposed storm-hardening measures amount to $31.7 million.

Synapse also reviewed the Company’s concurrent proposal for investments in advanced metering infrastructure

Project completed 2015