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EMPIRE REPORT | New market rules will support and advance the objectives of the state's Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act

Feb. 05, 2022 | Two weeks ago, U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm visited the Capital Region to join Governor Kathy Hochul and other New York lawmakers to announce that the Port of Albany will help lead the nation in reaching its climate goals as the first offshore wind manufacturing hub in North America.

RTO INSIDER | NY Officials, Stakeholders Discuss Utilities’ Tx Planning Process Proposal

Jan. 30, 2022 | New York utilities recommended a coordinated grid planning process with a revised benefit-cost analysis method and a new advisory council to manage the effort.

CITY&STATE NY | Opinion: New York’s climate goals inspire Biden’s clean energy agenda

Jan. 28, 2022 | After my visit to New York’s Capital Region earlier this month, it’s clear to me that the Empire State is becoming an empire of clean energy. With President Biden’s agenda to build a better America, this empire will deliver good-paying jobs, cheaper energy bills, cleaner air, and greater resilience to New Yorkers.

CRAINS NEW YORK | Op-ed: Move toward climate goals sensibly to ensure energy reliability

Jan. 26, 2022 | The Empire State has one of more aggressive plans to combat climate change: the 2019 Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, which requires that 70% of our electricity be generated from renewables by 2030 and 100% be zero-emission by 2040.

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY | Secretary Granholm Traveled to Albany, New York to Highlight the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Jan. 19, 2022 | On Friday, January 14th, U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm traveled to Albany, New York to amplify how the historic climate investments of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and President Biden’s Build Back Better Agenda will help lower energy costs, generate good-paying, union jobs and secure a safer and more reliable energy grid for New Yorkers and Americans across the country.

S&P GLOBAL | NYISO to address capacity accreditation, energy transition, shortage pricing in 2022

Jan. 18, 2022 | The New York Independent System Operator plans to discuss with its stakeholders on Jan. 20 the capacity market, new resource integration, and energy market design projects prioritized for 2022 on topics including improving capacity accreditation and valuation, energy transition, and constraint specific transmission shortage pricing.

S&P GLOBAL | New York finalizes contracts for 2.5 GW of offshore wind power capacity

Jan. 14, 2022 | New York Governor Kathy Hochul's office said Jan. 14 that contracts have been finalized between a state agency and Empire Wind Offshore along with Beacon Wind for offshore wind power projects totaling nearly 2.5 GW of capacity for a total cost of $80.40/MWh.

THE DAILY GAZETTE | Energy secretary to visit area sites boosting zero-emissions goal

Jan. 13, 2022 | U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm on Friday will visit Capital Region sites that factor into state and federal initiatives to modernize and decarbonize the nation’s electrical infrastructure.

NEW 10 ABC | New York ISO proposal to protect system reliability and minimize electric costs in New York State

Jan. 10, 2022 | The New York ISO has submitted market rule changes Monday for consideration by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) which, if accepted, will stimulate the investment needed to meet the state’s decarbonization and renewable investment mandates.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Acts to Remove Significant Barrier to Renewable Development in New York State

Jan. 10, 2022 | Proposal to protect system reliability and minimize electric costs in New York State Rensselaer, NY – The New York ISO has submitted market rule changes for consideration by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) which, if accepted, will stimulate the investment needed to meet the state’s decarbonization and renewable investment mandates.

RTO INSIDER | New York Set to Start Building Big in 2022

Jan. 02, 2022 | New York will start turning policy into infrastructure in 2022, with construction of a major transmission line and the first of several offshore wind projects.

CITY&STATE NY | The 2021 Energy & Environment Power 100

Dec. 20, 2021 | Even as the rising threat of climate change has garnered growing attention, policymakers around the globe have made halting progress in addressing it. Yet at least one bright spot in the battle to protect the planet is the headway made in New York, whose track record in recent years could serve as a model for other states and countries. This year alone, the state has taken steps toward phasing out carbon emissions by making investments in offshore wind power, blocking proposed repowering projects that would rely on natural gas and awarding contracts for transmission lines that will deliver renewable energy to the downstate region.

EASTERN INTERCONNECTION PLANNING COLLABORATIVE | EIPC Planning Coordinators Elect New Officers

Dec. 09, 2021 | NEWS RELEASE   CONTACT: John P. Buechler EIPC Executive Director jpbuechler@eipconline.com 631-499-1555

PRESS RELEASE | State Sets Multiple New Records for Wind Production

Dec. 08, 2021 | Rensselaer, NY -- Strong winds across New York State the past several days pushed electricity generated by wind power to multiple new records.

DUNKIRK OBSERVER | County site boosts wind electricity record

Dec. 08, 2021 | Multiple new records in electricity generated by wind power in the last week are being credited to strong gusts and a new Chautauqua County facility that recently went online. Around the 10 p.m. hour Dec. 2, the first new record output of 1,803 MW was set.

DAILY ENERGY INSIDER | NYISO releases Comprehensive Reliability Plan on the New York State bulk power system

Dec. 06, 2021 | The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) released its Comprehensive Reliability Plan (CRP), which concludes that the New York State bulk power system will meet system demands and reliability criteria from 2021 through 2030 in normal weather conditions.

ALBANY TIMES UNION | Can N.Y.'s electrical grid handle major energy shift going forward?

Dec. 05, 2021 | NYISO, the organization responsible for overseeing the state's high-voltage electricity grid and its wholesale electricity markets, say climate change and government policies designed to combat it are combining to create potential risks to the long-term reliability of the power grid.

RTO INSIDER | NYISO Updates Grid in Transition Work and Plan for 2022

Dec. 05, 2021 | NYISO presented stakeholders with updates on its Grid in Transition initiative and a 2022 Master Plan for managing the changes to market rules.

REUTERS | Extreme weather, project delays may challenge NY power grid in 2021-2030- operator

Dec. 03, 2021 | New York's power grid could face challenges in the 2021-2030 period, including higher demand spurred by extreme weather and delays in planned projects, the state's power grid operator said on Friday.

PRESS RELEASE | NYISO Report Highlights Tightening Reliability Margins

Dec. 03, 2021 | Rensselaer, NY -- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) today released its Comprehensive Reliability Plan (CRP), the culmination of the 2020-2021 Reliability Planning Process. The CRP concludes that the New York State bulk power system will meet all applicable reliability criteria from 2021 through 2030 for forecasted system demand in normal weather.

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