Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Citizens' Guide to State Services

Published by
William Francis Galvin
Secretary of the Commonwealth
Citizen Information Service

Utilities: Administration

R1 Department of Public Utilities (DPU)
Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
One South Station
Boston, MA 02110
Tel: 617-305-3500
Fax: 617-345-9101

The former Department of Telecommunications and Energy has been split into two agencies: the Department of Public Utilities, which regulates the rates and practices of the state's utilities including gas, electricity, transportation and water, and the Department of Telecommunications and Cable which handles telecommunication and cable companies operating in Massachusetts and falls under the Office of consumer Affairs and Business Regulations.

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