Policy Documents

NY-BEST Comments on the Large Scale Renewables (LSR) Options paper

On August 12, 2015, NY-BEST provided comments to PSC on the LSR Options Paper that was prepared by NYSERDA

NY-BEST Policy Update – DPS staff white paper on REV track 2 and DER Oversight Regulations

NYS Department of Public Service staff released white paper of REV Track Two and a staff proposal for oversight of DERs.

Clean Energy Fund Information Supplement

In the Clean Energy Fund (CEF) Proposal and the new CEF Information Supplement, NYSERDA seeks a 10-year funding commitment to work in coordination with other New York State policies in support of the Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) strategy. The total requested funding level over 10 years is $5.3 billion, which includes funding for the Green Bank, NY-Sun, NYSERDA's Market Development Portfolio (energy efficiency and distributed renewable energy), and the Innovation Portfolio. The CEF is the next evolution of state clean energy programs and is part of a strategy to build a cleaner, more resilient, and affordable energy infrastructure for New York State

New York State Energy Plan

The New York State Energy Planning Board approved the State Energy Plan on June 25th, 2015. The State Energy Plan lays includes goals for the State to achieve as part of the "Reforming the Energy Vision" (REV) initiative for electricity and complementary programs for other areas. The targets under the programs listed in the document would cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050. The targets by 2030 include: a 40 percent cut in greenhouse gases from 1990 levels, a 50 percent statewide goal for renewable generation and a 23 percent cut from 2012 levels for energy consumption in buildings. 

NY-BEST Policy Update

Clean Energy Fund – Deadline Extended, NYS Department of Public Service - Technical Conference, DPS Comments on PSEG-Long Island Utility 2.0 Long Range Plan, NYPA RFP For Grid Scale Storage Roadmap, Cheryl Martin joins New York State Energy team

NY-BEST Policy Update

REV Updates, NYS Budget Highlights, Demand Reponse Tariffs, REV Market Design & Platform Technology Work Plan, REV Demonstration Projects

NYS PSC REV Order - Adopting Regulatory Policy Framework and Implementation Plan (Track One)

On February 26, 2015, the NYS Public Service Commission (PSC)  issued an Order Adopting Regulatory Policy Framework and Implementation Plan (Track One) for the Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) proceeding.

Governor Cuomo issued a press release announcing the Order.

NY-BEST prepared a brief summary of some of the notable excerpts and key elements from the Order.

PSEG Long Island Updated Utility 2.0 Plan

On October 6th, 2014,  in response to comments received by industry, stakeholder groups, the public and the Department of Public Service, PSEG Long Island, submitted an Updated Utility 2.0 Plan.  The Updated Plan, all comments submitted to DPS and other related documents can be found on the DPS website at http://documents.dps.ny.gov/public/MatterManagement/CaseMaster.aspx?MatterCaseNo=14-01299&submit=Search+by+Case+Number

NYSERDA’s Clean Energy Fund Proposal

On September 23rd, 2014, NYSERDA submitted its proposal for a new Clean Energy Fund (CEF), Pursuant to the PSC Order issued on May 8, 2014 .  In its proposal, NYSERDA seeks to establish a 10 year program that will work in coordination with other State efforts to advance cleaner, more resilient, and more affordable energy infrastructure.  The CEF is intended to  manage NYSERDA’s program approaches to better align with the market outcomes envisioned through the Reforming the Energy Vision (“REV”) proceeding.

NY-BEST's Comments on REV Straw Proposal

On September 22, 2014, NY-BEST submitted comments to the NYSPSC  on the Department of Public Service staff’s REV Straw Proposal. These comments reflect input received from NY-BEST members.