On February 21st, 2020, New York Governor Cuomo announced a 30-day budget amendment that would “dramatically speed up the permitting and construction of renewable energy projects.” The Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and Community Benefit Act at this stage has two main mechanisms. The first is to effectively bypass the burdensome Article 10 Permitting Process by […]
New York Carbon Emissions Set to Rise in the Wake of Indian Point Retirement
EVA has modeled the impact of the retirement of Entergy’s Indian Point nuclear plant and found that in the near term, power sector carbon emissions will increase as the lost nuclear generation is replaced with natural gas generation. Further, the retirement will increase the cost to comply with the state’s recently updated Clean Energy Standard […]
Can New York Build Renewables Fast Enough to Comply with Renewable Targets? Not Without Reforms.
During the summer of 2019 New York State passed the nation’s most stringent energy law in the form of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (“CLCPA”). The law, which EVA analyzed in a recent special report, requires 70% of all electricity sales to be sourced from renewables by 2030, 100% of electricity from carbon-free […]
EVA Performs New York Wind Decommissioning Study
Energy Ventures Analysis was hired this summer to provide the townships impacted by the Canisteo Wind project with an independent estimate for the potential cost of decommissioning the project at the end of its useful life. The full report can be found here () and EVA’s expert testimony on the matter can be found at […]