Highlighted Utility Orders and Filings
Check out the resources below to learn more about important regulatory actions and CLCPA engagement in New York State.
Regulatory Order/Utility Filing
Impacted Joint Utilities Members
November 16, 2023
The NY Public Service Commission issued an Order dictating changes to the EV Make-Ready Program for the second half of the program term. The program budget was increased by $542M to a total of $1.243B, with 35% allocated to benefit Disadvantaged Communities. For related plans and utility filings, please see NYDPS case number 18-E-0138.
April 15, 2021
The NY Public Service Commission issued an Order adopting a Data Access Framework (DAF) that aims to standardize the necessary privacy, cybersecurity, and quality requirements for users to access specific energy data.
February 11, 2021
The NY Public Service Commission issued an Order approving the design and implementation of a statewide Integrated Energy Data Resource (IEDR) platform to support New York’s clean energy goals by enabling useful access to data. Phase 1 will enable the development of at least five priority data use cases over 24-30 months, while Phase 2 will enable 40+ additional data use cases over 30-36 months.
July 16, 2020
The NY Public Service Commission issued an Order supporting CLCPA goals as well as New York State’s zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) goal of deploying 850,000 electric vehicles across the state by 2025. The total budget for the program is $701 million, $206 million of which must directly benefit low- to moderate-income and disadvantaged communities. For related plans and utility filings, please see NYDPS case number 18-E-0138.
May 14, 2020
The NY Public Service Commission issued an Order requiring the utilities to submit a report meeting detailing 1) immediately actionable transmission and distribution projects that satisfy reliability, safety, and compliance, but can also address constraints that may limit renewable energy deployment in the state; and 2) projects that may increase capacity on local transmission and distribution systems, allowing for further deployment of renewable energy.
February 7, 2019 (revised March 19, 2020)
The NY Public Service Commission issued an Order establishing the DCFC Per-Plug Incentive Program (DCDC PPI), which provides an annual declining per-plug incentive to qualifying public DCFC operators. The purpose of the incentive is to support DCFC while utilization is relatively low by offsetting electric delivery cost. The NYPSC issued an Order clarifying and modifying the program on March 19, 2020.
Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) Engagement
New York's utilities are committed to helping make the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) successful. Creating New York's sustainable, clean energy future requires prioritizing reliability, identifying low-cost decarbonization strategies, and investing in new technologies. Read the utilities' perspective on the State's CLCPA Climate Action Council Scoping Plan and related documents below:
Complete Joint Utility Comments to Climate Action Council Advisory Panels:
These 3rd party and JU reports describe potential clean energy pathways and strategies:
NYC Mayor's Office, Con Edison, National Grid
Columbia University Center on Global Energy Policy
New York State Department of Public Service
Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc.
Electric Power Research Institute