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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 Advisory Panels below:

View the Executive summary of utility feedback to Advisory Panels

View the 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


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