Policy Documents

NY-BEST Comments on the Earnings Adjustment Mechanism and Scorecard Reforms Supporting the REV Initiative.

NY-BEST submitted these comments for clarification and to make recommendations to the PSC regarding stakeholder participation in the preparation of utility system efficiency EAM plans. These comments were related to Cases 14-M-0101 and 16-M-0429

 (11/9/2016)
On July 26, 2016 the PSC requested comments from interested entities regarding the Initial DSIPs.

NY-BEST submitted their comments in regard to the initial DSIPs on September 12, 2016. 

 

On January 9, 2017 NY-BEST submitted additional comments in response to the Supplemental Distributed System Implementation Plans. 

 (9/12/2016)
On July 27, 2016 the PSC solicited comments on each of the utilities BCA (Benefit Cost Analysis) Framework

NY-BEST submitted their comments here. The comments feature an emphasis on increasing the focus on energy storage in the BCA Framework. 

 (8/29/2016)
Investor Owned Utilities in New York State were required to file initial Distribution System Implementation Plans (DSIP) on June 30th, 2016

NY-BEST has prepared brief summaries of the initial DSIPs with a  particular focus on identifying potential opportunities for energy storage.

 (7/26/2016)
May 26, 2016, PSC held a technical conference and solicited comments on the role of energy storage in the Clean Energy Standard and REV proceedings

NY-BEST and several of our members presented at the technical conference. NY-BEST Executive Director, Dr. William Acker’s presentation can be found here.

 

NY-BEST also submitted supplemental comments recommending PSC take specific actions to advance energy storage. 

 (6/16/2016)
ORDER ADOPTING A RATEMAKING AND UTILITY REVENUE MODEL POLICY FRAMEWORK (Commonly referred to as the REV Track 2 Order)

 

NY-BEST prepared a policy update with a brief summary of the Order as well as a more detailed Summary of the Order and its requirements and deadlines.

 (6/16/2016)
PSC order issued with final DSIP Guidance

See NY-BEST’s Summary of the Order here

 

On April 20, 2016, the NYS PSC issued an order adopting final guidance to utilities in establishing Distributed System Implementation Plans (DSIP)

 (6/16/2016)
NY-BEST comments on Clean Energy Standard White Paper

On Friday, April 22, 2016, NY-BEST submitted comments to the NYS Public Service Commission on the Clean Energy Standard White Paper

 (4/28/2016)
NY-BEST Comments on the Value of DER

On April 18, 2016, NY-BEST filed comments with the NYS PSC on the Notice seeking comments on an Interim Successor to Net Energy Metering and the Value of DER.

 (4/22/2016)
NY-BEST and ESA joint comments to NYISO

NY-BEST and ESA jointly submitted comments to the NYISO MIWG in response to a request for stakeholder feedback.

 (4/5/2016)

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