Stakeholder Engagement

In 2017, the Joint Utilities formed 9 implementation teams and led engagement efforts for each topic.  Goals of engagement for 2017 included: to inform stakeholders of implementation progress, solicit feedback on implementation progress, achieve alignment for moving forward, and incorporate stakeholder input into implementation plans as applicable. Workshops and conferences were open to the public via in-person meetings and webinar access. For 2018, engagement efforts focused on supporting the utilities’ Distributed System Implementation Plan (DSIP) filings, which were submitted to NY PSC on July 31, 2018. In 2019, the Joint Utilities’ stakeholder programming will cover several topics, including energy storage and non-wires procurement.

Upcoming 2019 and 2020 Stakeholder Engagement Group Meetings

Upcoming 2019 and 2020 stakeholder engagement sessions will be posted to this page as they are scheduled. For additional information, please email info@jointutilitiesofny.org.

Previous 2019 Stakeholder Engagement Meetings

December 11, 2019 – To help inform the development of the 2020 Distributed System Implementation Plans (DSIPs), the Joint Utilities of New York held a stakeholder webinar on December 11, 2019. The Joint Utilities recently conducted a stakeholder survey to request feedback on how to make future DSIPs more useful, informative and engaging. During our webinar, the Joint Utilities shared the results of the survey and requested additional stakeholder feedback on the proposed 2020 DSIP structure based on the survey results. For the slides, please click here.

October 23, 2019 – Joint Utilities of New York Hosting Capacity Stakeholder Session. For the slides, please click here.

September 17, 2019 – Joint Utilities of New York Hosting Capacity Stakeholder Session. For the slides, please click here. The goal of the meeting was to provide stakeholders with an update on the major enhancements made in Stage 3.0, as well as to discuss the timeline for future stakeholder engagement sessions. The major enhancements made in Stage 3.0 are focused on including existing DER in the analysis and providing sub-feeder level hosting capacity.  Stage 3.0 of the hosting capacity displays will go live on Tuesday, October 1st, 2019.

May 29, 2019 – Joint Utilities of New York DER Sourcing Stakeholder Session. For the slides, please click here. The webinar focused on updates to the evolving non-wires procurement process and allow for plenty of time for Q&A. During the webinar, the Joint Utilities updated where each utility stands in terms of the overall NWA process, including identification of open RFPs and the status of awarded projects, as well as lessons learned from awarded and withdrawn RFPs.

March 29, 2019 – Joint Utilities Stakeholder Conference: Energy Storage Solicitation Implementation Plans

As follow-up to the Stakeholder Conference held on March 29, 2019, stakeholders may pose questions to the Joint Utilities on topics that were not addressed at the Conference regarding the Implementation Plans filed on February 11, 2019.  Such questions may be sent by email to info@jointutilitiesofny.org. Answers to questions sent to the Joint Utilities will be regularly posted on our website in the Stakeholder Conference Q&A document. The Joint Utilities will also post questions and answers drawn from the Conference.

Going forward, after the individual utilities have issued their draft Requests for Proposals and terms and Conditions (May 31 for Con Edison / O&R and July 30 for Central Hudson, National Grid, and NYSEG/RG&E), utility-specific mailboxes will be set up for feedback.  Further details will be forthcoming.

The related NYPSC proceeding regarding energy storage deployment can be accessed through the Commission’s DMM website.

Previous 2017-2018 Stakeholder Engagement Group Meetings

November 27, 2018 – JU Webinar on the Consensus Proposal to Encourage Statewide Deployment of DCFC Facilities for EVs – For the slide deck, please click here.

February 1, 2018 – JU Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Stakeholder Session in NYC. The final draft of the EV Readiness Framework is posted on the Resources webpage.

November 30, 2017 – JU Stakeholder Engagement Conference in NYC – Presentation materials and more

November 9, 2017 – DER Sourcing webinar. For the summary Q&A document please click here.

November 2 – Hosting Capacity stakeholder session in NYC. For the summary deck, please click here.

October 23 – ISO/DSP Coordination Session. For the summary deck, please click here.

September 14, 2017 – Customer Data stakeholder session in Albany. For the summary deck, please click here.

September 28, 2017 – EVSE stakeholder session in Albany. For the summary deck, please click here.

August 17, 2017 – System Data stakeholder session in Albany. For the summary deck, please click here.

July 14, 2017 – Load and DER Forecasting stakeholder session in NYC. For the summary deck, please click here

May 22, 2017 – Customer Data stakeholder session was held in NYC. For the summary deck, please click here

April 28, 2017 – Hosting Capacity webinar to discuss the visualization platform of the Stage 2 Hosting Capacity displays. For the summary deck, please click here

April 20, 2017 – System Data held a meeting in NYC. For the summary deck, please click here

April 20, 2017 – DER Sourcing held a meeting in NYC. For the summary deck, please click here

March 27, 2017 – Load and DER Forecasting Engagement Group held a meeting in NYC. For the summary deck, please click here

For additional details on stakeholder sessions, please email info@jointutilitiesofny.org.

November 2017 Stakeholder Conference

The Joint Utilities held a full day stakeholder conference on Thursday, November 30th at the Con Edison Learning Center.

Presentation Materials:

April 2017 Stakeholder Webinars

The Joint Utilities of New York thank those who virtually attended one or both of the stakeholder engagement webinars in April. These webinars were a part of our continued stakeholder engagement effort we are facilitating as part of our implementation plans based on commitments in the Supplemental Distribution System Implementation Plan (SDSIP), filed November 1st, 2016 under the NY REV Proceeding. If you weren’t able to join a session, the recordings are posted below.

Goals for 2017 stakeholder engagement include: inform stakeholders of implementation progress, solicit feedback on implementation progress and achieve alignment for moving forward, and incorporate stakeholder input into implementation plans where applicable.

The purpose of the April webinars was to provide an overview of the SDSIP commitments, preview upcoming engagement opportunities for 2017, and allow time for Q&A. The Q&A sessions addressed questions received in advance plus those received during the webinar through the chat function. If you have questions additional questions that were not covered during the webinar, please email info@jointutilitiesofny.org.

2016 Stakeholder Webinars

The Joint Utilities of New York would like to thank all the participants who joined us for our stakeholder engagement sessions in 2016 to help inform our Supplemental Distributed System Implementation Plan filing under the NY REV Proceeding. Presentation material, summaries of the Q/A sessions* and the audio recordings are below.

The Joint Utilities of New York hosted a webinar that provided a detailed overview of the stakeholder engagement process carried out to help inform the filing of the Supplemental Distributed System Implementation Plan under the NY REV Proceeding. The JU also outlined opportunities for stakeholders to engage in the effort.

To begin the process of engaging stakeholders around the issues under consideration in the Supplemental DSIP filing, on February 29, 2016, the Joint Utilities of New York held an informational forum at the Con Edison Learning Center in New York.  The forum was focused on covering the basics of distribution system planning, the key differences among utility systems that affect planning, a high level assessment of utility capital investment planning, and some of the next steps that the Joint Utilities propose for engaging with stakeholders on the issues within the Supplemental DSIP.

2016 Engagement Group Meetings

In 2016, engagement was focused around three general categories: Distribution System Planning, Grid Operations and Market Operations. The groups were intended to foster shared understanding on the technical details and strive toward common ground through discussion and feedback. The groups were organized around the topic categories included in the Final DSIP Guidance.

Presentation materials and meeting summaries from the 2016 Engagement Group meetings are available below.

May 20, 2016 EG Meeting – Kick-off

June 2, 2016 EG Meeting – NWA Suitability Criteria

June 8, 2016 EG Meeting – NWA Suitability Criteria

Stakeholder Presentations

EnerNOC

Acadia Center

June 16, 2016 EG Meeting – NWA Suitability Criteria

Stakeholder Presentations

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric Microgrid Case Studies

SolarCity

Enbala Comments

Acadia Center

June 23, 2016 EG Virtual Meeting – NWA Suitability Criteria

June 30, 2016 EG F2F Meeting – NWA Suitability Criteria

Stakeholder Presentations

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

July 2016 – Summary Presentation Deck on NWA Suitability Meetings

July 14, 2016 EG F2F Meeting – Hosting Capacity

Defining a Roadmap for Successful Implementation of a Hosting Capacity Method for New York State. EPRI, Palo, Alto: 2016: 3002008848

Distribution Modeling Guidelines: Executive Summary – Recommendations for System and Asset Modeling for Distributed Energy Resource Assessments. EPRI. Palo Alto, CA: 2016, 3002008894

Stakeholder Presentations

Borrego Solar

IREC Outline of Hosting Capacity Uses

July 21, 2016 EG Webinar Meeting – Hosting Capacity

July 28, 2016 EG F2F Meeting – Hosting Capacity

JU Draft Presentation Deck

Stakeholder Presentations

IREC

EPRI

August 4, 2016 EG Webinar Meeting – Hosting Capacity

JU Draft Presentation Deck

Stakeholder Presentations

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

NY-BEST

Smarter Grid Solutions

August 11, 2016 EG F2F Meeting – Hosting Capacity

JU Draft Presentation Deck

Stakeholder Presentation

Enbala

May 23, 2016 EG Meeting – Kick-off

June 2, 2016 EG Meeting – System Data

 JU Draft Presentation

June 16, 2016 EG Meeting – System Data

 JU Draft Presentation

Stakeholder Presentations

 SolarCity

 NRG

 Environmental Defense Fund

June 30, 2016 EG F2F Meeting – System Data

 JU Draft Presentation

Stakeholder Presentations

 NRG Energy

July 2016 – Summary Presentation Deck on System Data

July 14, 2016 EG F2F Meeting – Monitoring & Control

Stakeholder Presentations

 SolarCity

July 28, 2016 EG F2F Meeting – Monitoring & Control

 JU Draft Presentation

Stakeholder Presentations

 EnergyHub

 Enbala

 NYISO

 CHP Integration Discussion– Multiple Stakeholders

 CHP TAP Informative Handout October 2015

 Schneider Electric

August 25, 2016 EG F2F Meeting – ISO/DSP Roles, Responsibilities & Interaction

 JU Draft Presentation (w/ presentation slides from NYISO)

 CA ISO Presentation

June 28, 2016 EG F2F Meeting – Kick-off

June 28, 2016 AG Meeting – Granular Pricing

References

 Locational Based Marginal Pricing

 NYISO Draft Presentation

July 13, 2016 EG Meeting – Customer Data

 JU Draft Presentation Deck

Stakeholder Presentations

 Urban Green & NRDC

 Mission:DATA

 EnerNOC

July 13, 2016 EG Meeting – DER Sourcing

 JU Draft Presentation Deck

Stakeholder Presentations

 Advanced Microgrid Solutions

 SolarCity

July 19, 2016 EG Webinar Meeting – Customer Data

July 19, 2016 EG Webinar Meeting – DER Sourcing

July 26, 2016 EG F2F Meeting – Customer Data

 JU Draft Presentation Deck

 JU Customer Data Recap Deck

July 26, 2016 EG F2F Meeting – DER Sourcing

 JU Draft Presentation Deck

August 9, 2016 EG F2F Meeting – Customer Data

 JU Draft Presentation Deck

August 9, 2016 EG F2F Meeting – DER Sourcing

 JU Draft Presentation Deck

August 16, 2016 EG F2F Meeting – EVSE

 JU Draft Presentation Deck

Stakeholder Presentations

 M.J Bradley & Associates

 NYSERDA

August 30, 2016 EG F2F Meeting – EVSE

 JU Draft Presentation Deck

 Revised Principles for your review. Please email info@jointutilitiesofny.org with any comments, questions or concerns

Stakeholder Presentations

 NRDC & Sierra Club

 ChargePoint

September 13, 2016 EG F2F Meeting – EVSE

 JU Draft Presentation Deck

Please email info@jointutilitiesofny.org with any questions or concerns