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Support Building for NYISO's Carbon Pricing Plan

February 14, 2020

Support continues to build for the first-in-the-nation proposal to inject a social cost of carbon dioxide emissions into the New York wholesale electricity markets.

Under the NYISO's carbon pricing plan, a cost per ton of CO2 emissions would be included in the price of power from emitting fuel generators. This would promote clean energy generation and encourage dirtier generators to close or invest in more energy efficient technology, reducing their carbon output. Learn more about carbon pricing on our web page.

Here's some of the support that we've received in favor of carbon pricing:


Visit the carbon pricing web page for more information.


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