TIMES UNION | Measuring the “social cost” of power
Feb 04, 2019 | Every TV, computer, smartphone and other electrical device in your home or business relies on a power plant, whether it burns fossil fuel like natural gas, oil or coal, or relies on renewable sources like the sun or wind. And every second a fossil fuel-fired plant runs, it sends climate-changing greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. In 2017, the state's power plants released more than 28 million tons of such gases that will drive ongoing climate change for decades to come. MORE
Reports & Studies
New York ISO IPPTF Carbon Pricing Proposal
Produced in collaboration with wholesale market participants, stakeholders and other oversight organizations.
Brattle Study: Pricing Carbon in NYISO’s Wholesale Energy Markets
Provide transparent price signal reflecting carbon externality, to help achieve New York State decarbonization goals efficiently within the wholesale market.
Carbon Pricing in Wholesale Energy Markets: Frequently Asked Questions
Carbon pricing involves incorporating the social cost of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions into wholesale electricity markets.