Policy Documents



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.

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)

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

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.

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.

Clean Vehicle Projects, Zero Emission Vehicle and Electric Vehicle Rebate program

NY-BEST has issued a Memo is Support for Clean Vehicle Projects, Zero Emission Vehicle and Electric Vehicle Rebate program

Included as part of the 2016-17 State Budget (A.9008-C/S.6408-C)

NY-BEST comments to the IRS on Notice 2015-70

The IRS issued a notice soliciting comments on the definition of certain property  and equipment qualifying for the energy credit under Section 48 of the Internal Revenue Code.

NY-BEST Policy Update, January 26, 2016 – Clean Energy Standard Staff White Paper and U.S. Supreme Court FERC decision

On January 25th, 2016,  the Department of Public Service (DPS) Staff filed its Staff White Paper on Clean Energy Standard  and the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in the FERC v. Electric Power Suppliers Association case.

NY-BEST Policy Update, January 22, 2016 - Clean Energy Fund, Clean Energy Standard, Benefit Cost Analysis Framework

On January 21, 2016, the PSC issued an Order to the establish the Clean Energy Fund , commenced action to establish a Clean Energy Standard and approved an Order adopting the Benefit-Cost Analysis Framework for REV

NY-BEST Policy Update, January 15, 2016 – Governor Cuomo’s State of the State and Budget Address, Value of DER and Dynamic Load Management Programs

On  January 13, 2016, Governor Andrew A. Cuomo delivered the 2016 State of the State and Budget Message. The Governor’s “Built to Lead” Policy book includes information related to each of these proposals. The PSC issued a Notice Soliciting Comments and Proposals on Interim Successor to Net Energy Metering and PSC granted utilities an extension until February 16, 2016 to submit their dynamic load management program filings.