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Posted on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 9:38 AM
Today, the Independent Power Producers of New York (IPPNY), the New York State AFL-CIO, and the New York State Building and Construction Trades Council filed a joint petition with the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC), urging the Commission to establish a program to encourage the development of zero-emission dispatchable energy systems and to develop a market for these resources, in order to meet the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act’s (CLCPA) requirement of having a zero-emitting statewide electrical demand system by 2040 (100 by 40 target) while maintaining electric system reliability.
Posted on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 3:51 PM
Here is what we're reading and what we're keeping an eye on for the week ahead.  The Climate Justice Working Group meets this Wednesday, June 23, at noon There is a Climate Action Council meeting scheduled for next Monday, June 28, at...
Posted on Monday, June 7, 2021 at 10:09 AM
Here is what we're reading and what we're keeping an eye on for the week ahead.  It is the last week of the 2021 New York State Legislative Session. As noted in Legislative Update #4-2021, we will be issuing a comprehensive update following the legislature's adjournment.  There is a Climate Action Council meeting scheduled for tomorrow, June 8, at 2:00 PM. We will provide an update and notes from the meeting in the following week's Insights, and a recording will be posted on the Climate Action Council website within three days of the meeting.
Posted on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 11:00 AM
IPPNY President and CEO Gavin Donohue has a new op-ed up on amNY this week looking at the need for dispatchable resources as we build the grid of the future. There has been vocal opposition to peaking units in New York City lately, but as the grid becomes more renewable-heavy, these units will provide a critical backup to ensure we keep the lights on.
Posted on Monday, May 24, 2021 at 9:52 AM
Here is what we're reading and what we're keeping an eye on for the week ahead. Including today, there are 10 session days left for the New York State Legislature in 2021. Last week we issued Legislative Update #4-2021, summarizing top priority legislation as we near the end of session. If any IPPNY Members missed the email, you can read it in the Members Only section now.