The Independent Power Producers of New York, Inc. (IPPNY) is a trade association representing companies in the competitive power supply industry in New York State. First established in 1986, IPPNY Members are involved in:
- The development of electric generating facilities;
- The generation, marketing and sale of electric power; and
- The transmission of natural gas.
IPPNY Members generate more than 75 percent of New York’s electricity using a wide variety of generating technologies and fuels including hydro, nuclear, wind, coal, oil, natural gas and biomass. Our Members have invested over $10 billion in their facilities and employ over 10,000 people. Annually, they pay over $600 million in taxes and invest more than $55 million in their communities.
It is our mission to assist our member companies in becoming the premier providers of electricity in New York State. To that end, we are committed to the following policies:
- Advocating fair and efficient competition among wholesale and retail suppliers of electricity and other potentially competitive electric resources, including renewable, fossil-fueled, nuclear, demand response providers and conservation technologies.
- Advocating for fair government oversight to foster new generation, fair business practices and environmental stewardship to further enhance the reliability of supply and competition of independent power throughout the state and the region.
- Ensuring that existing and future contractual and regulatory agreements and commitments are fully honored.
- Promoting and maintaining open, nondiscriminatory access to utility transmission and distribution systems for all market participants at rates that fairly reflect the actual cost of providing such access.
- Obtaining input from and building consensus among all private and public sector interests involved in the development of competitive electric markets, as well as those that supply goods or services to such markets.
- Assisting members' efforts to respond fully to the needs of customers.
- Demonstrating and communicating that independent power facilities are reliable, cost-effective and environmentally sound.