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Tag Archives: Clean Energy Standard

NYPSC Clarifies Clean Energy Standard (“CES”) and Commences First Compliance Year

Posted in Renewables
On August 1, 2016, the New York Public Service Commission (the “NYPSC” or “Commission”) issued an Order Adopting a Clean Energy Standard (CES Order).[1]  In the CES Order, the Commission adopted the State Energy Plan (“SEP”) goal that 50% of New York’s electricity is to be generated by renewable sources by 2030 as part of a… Continue Reading

NYPSC Set to Adopt Clean Energy Standard Aimed at 50% Renewables Goal

Posted in Renewables, Rulemakings
The New York State Energy Plan (“SEP”) calls for 50% of all electricity used in New York State by 2030 to be generated from renewable energy sources (the “50 by 30 Goal”). Additionally, the SEP sets aggressive 2030 targets for emissions (40% reduction in greenhouse gas from 1990 levels) and energy efficiency gains (23% reduction… Continue Reading