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Registration Requirements for Gas Marketers

To register as a gas marketer, an applicant must submit a Statement of Business Operations (SBO). At a minimum, the SBO must include the following information:

  1. Corporate and Local Company Name.
  2. Business Address.
  3. Location of Primary Facilities, including a description of any facilities in Rhode Island.
  4. Evidence of Authorization from Rhode Island Secretary of State. (The Secretary of State's Office may be contacted at 401-222-3040)
  5. Proof of Rhode Island Tax Identification Filing. (The Division of Taxation may be contacted at 401-222-2950).
  6. Name and Address of Service Agent.
  7. Attorney of Record.
  8. Listing of Corporate Officers with Titles.
  9. Listing of Ten Percent or Greater Stockholders or Partners.
  10. Initial Capitalization.
  11. General Description of Operations.
  12. Description of Customer Service Organization.
  13. Affirmation that the applicant will comply with the Regulations for Utility Interaction With Gas Marketers, the Rhode Island General Laws and all rules and regulations promulgated by the Public Utilities Commission and Division of Public Utilities and Carriers.

Filing Requirements

File an original and nine (9) copies of the SBO with the:

Commission Clerk
RI Public Utilities Commission
89 Jefferson Boulevard.
Warwick, Rhode Island 02888

Updated information must be filed within ten (10) days of any change to the information included in the registration application, as filed or previously updated.

A copy of the SBO must also be served upon the local gas company listed below:

National Grid
ATTN: Ms. Bianca I. Romano
175 East Old County Road
East Ofice Building - Ground Floor
Hicksville, NY 11801

National Grid
ATTN: Ms. Joanne Scanlon
280 Melrose St.
Providence, RI 02907-2157

Any questions concerning registration requirements may be addressed to John Bell, Public Utilities Analyst, at the Division of Public Utilities (401) 941-4500, ext. 144.


RI Public Utilities Commission, 89 Jefferson Boulevard, Warwick, RI 02888
Voice: 401-941-4500 • Email: thomas.kogut@dpuc.ri.gov

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