New York got less electricity from renewable sources in 2018 than it did the year before despite significant state intervention.
Upstate New York ratepayers will pick up more than half the multi-billion-dollar tab for a massive offshore wind turbine project that will provide very costly power for Long Island and New York City.
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Clean Energy Standard has spurred much less of the new renewable energy generation than promised.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has married his unrealistic renewable energy targets to his push to steer work to the building trades unions. The likely results: even higher costs—and even fewer projects.
Reforms that would reduce the state’s cost burdens and improve its climate for growth.
For a second consecutive year, the state Public Service Commission (PSC) has deeply slashed the amount of renewable energy that utility companies are forced to buy under Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Clean Energy Standard (CES). The move casts further doubt on the governor’s goal of having renewables supply 50 percent of the state’s electricity by 2030—while reinforcing the CES program’s status as primarily a bailout for money-losing upstate nuclear plants.
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s massive ratepayer subsidy of aging upstate nuclear power plants would be significantly modified under a bill just introduced by Senate Republican Leader John Flanagan.
State regulators last week shot down efforts by utilities to show ratepayers the amount by which their electric bills are being driven up by New York's new Clean Energy Standard.
The state Public Service Commission has quietly reduced the amount of renewable energy that utilities will have to purchase next year by 94 percent.
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s energy czar isn’t letting facts get in the way of attacking the growing number of dissenters who challenge Cuomo’s new Clean Energy Standard.
by Ken Girardin & Annette Brocks |
September 27, 2016 |
New York's new Clean Energy Standard has three major shortcomings: high cost, questionable feasibility and low impact.
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s new Clean Energy Standard is shaping up to be one of the largest tax hikes in state history.