The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) lays out an ambitious slate of policy goals to promote clean energy and fight climate change. But can the state meet its energy needs under the new law and what will be the cost to New Yorkers?

Please join the Empire Center—and a panel of climate and energy experts from across the state—as we explore the economic and energy impacts of the CLCPA.

Event Details:
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
8:00 am to 11:00 am

Albany Capital Center
55 Eagle Street Albany,NY 12207

Agenda:
8:00 – Registration, Coffee & Networking

8:30 – The CLCPA and New York; Opening Remarks

  • James Hanley, Senior Policy Analyst, Empire Center for Public Policy

9:00 – Meeting New York’s Energy Needs Under CLCPA

  • Gavin Donohue, President of the Independent Power Producers of New York
  • Commissioner John Howard, New York State Public Service Commission
  • Ken Pokalsky, Vice President of the Business Council of New York

10:00 – Consumer Effects Of CLCPA; Costs, Benefits and Impact?

  • Richard Berkley, Executive Director of the Public Utilities Legal Project
  • Michael Butler, Mid-Atlantic Regional Director of the Consumer Energy Alliance
  • Donald Chahbazpour, Director of Policy and Regulator Strategy, National Grid

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