NY REV Impact Statement Identifies Billions in Cross-Cutting Benefits by 2026

The REV and CEF are anticipated to yield overall positive environmental impacts, primarily by reducing fossil fuel-based energy generation and supporting demand management, rate structures, electric vehicles, energy storage, and smart grid technologies.   On February 6, 2015, the New York State Department of Public Service (DPS) released its Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement providing…

Clean Power Plan Could Threaten Regional Reliability

The EPA-proposed Clean Power Plan (CPP), in its current form, could threaten regional electric reliability by forcing generation retirements in regions with declining reserve margins. The CPP proposal was issued on June 2, 2014. It outlines the first emission guidelines for existing fossil-fuel-based power plants, with a goal to reduce power sector emissions by 30…