Scope and Content Note

This series documents research by staff of the Assembly into the feasibility and economic viability of state acquisition of the Long Island Lighting Company (LILCO) as a means for effecting a reduction in electricity costs to consumers.

The records include proposals for expansion of public power and creation of the Long Island Power Authority; legal analyses and review by the State Energy Office (1983); reports of other state power authorities; statistical spreadsheets; rate comparisons; testimony before the Public Power Commission; feasibility and economic viability studies; and other related background material.