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Highlighted Utility Orders and Filings

Check out the resources below to learn more about important regulatory actions and CLCPA engagement in New York State.

Resource Date Regulatory Order/Utility Filing Impacted Joint Utilities Members Description
Data Access Framework (DAF) Order April 15, 2021 Order All 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.
Integrated Energy Data Resource (IEDR) Order February 11, 2021 Order All 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.
Order Establishing Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Make-Ready Program and Other Programs July 16, 2020 Order All 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.
Order on Transmission Planning Pursuant to the Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and Community Benefit Act May 14, 2020 Order All 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.
Order Establishing Framework for Direct Current Fast Charging Infrastructure Program February 7, 2019 (revised March 19, 2020) Order All 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:

Comments on Draft Scoping Plan (12/03/21)

Executive summary of utility feedback to Advisory Panels

Complete Joint Utility Comments to Climate Action Council Advisory Panels: 

These 3rd party and JU reports describe potential clean energy pathways and strategies: 

Publication Title Author Organization Release Date
Power Trends 2021, New York’s Clean Energy Grid of the Future NYISO May 2021
Pathways to Carbon-Neutral NYC NYC Mayor's Office, Con Edison, National Grid April 2021
Investing in the U.S. Natural Gas Pipeline System to Support Net-Zero Target Columbia University Center on Global Energy Policy April 2021
Initial Report on the New York Power Grid Study New York State Department of Public Service January 2021
Net-Zero America; Potential Pathways, Infrastructure and Impacts Princeton University  December 2020
Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in New York State Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc. June 2020
Meeting the Challenge: Scenarios for Decarbonizing New York’s Economy Guidehouse Consultants February 2021
Low-Carbon Resources Initiative Enabling the Pathway to Economy-wide Decarbonization Electric Power Research Institute March 2021