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. View the presentation deck, and the webinar recording for this webinar

October 23, 2019 – Joint Utilities of New York Hosting Capacity Stakeholder Session. View the presentation deck

September 17, 2019 – Joint Utilities of New York Hosting Capacity Stakeholder Session. View the presentation deck. 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. View the presentation deck. 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including identification of open RFPs and the status of awarded projects, as well as lessons learned from awarded and withdrawn RFPs.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.