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What You Need to Know About Gas and Electric Projects


This bulletin contains information from Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. (O&R) in NY and its subsidiary, Rockland Electric Company (RECO) in NJ, regarding new gas construction and electric distribution projects during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Your safety and the safety of our communities is our top priority. As the situation surrounding COVID-19 continues to evolve, we are taking extra measures to protect the safety of our customers, contractors and employees. We are also complying with guidelines as ordered by the CDC and local government authorities.


At this time, New Business project work will continue. 


Our Project Managers and Engineers will be working remotely but will be available to address your project needs. 


New Business applications will continue to be processed and reviewed, however, to support the current work environment, these applications will only be accepted via oru.com/ProjectCenter


To comply with County of Bergen Executive Order No. 2020-1B, RECO’s Mahwah field office will suspend operation effective at 4:30pm on March 18, 2020.  Additionally, the walk-in Customer Service centers located in Spring Valley, Blooming Grove, and Port Jervis, NY will also suspend operations effective 4:30pm on March 18, 2020. All payments for inspection fees or construction/account deposits will only be accepted by mail; please see your New Business application for your project mailing address.


If you have any questions, please contact New Business Services at 845-577-3324.