The level of decarbonization required by statutes to combat climate change in New York State, “will result in a grid and power system that are unrecognizable from the one we run today.” So says Zach Smith, Vice President of System and Resource Planning at the NYISO. In Episode 4 of the Power Trends Podcast, Smith takes us through the process required to vet new power generation projects in a given ‘class year.’
With the 2019 class year of over 100 projects, a three-fold increase over the prior class year, most of them for wind, solar, and battery projects, Smith walks us through:
n January 2019, the Energy Analysis program published Patterns and Trends – New York State Energy Profiles: 2002-2016 [PDF], a comprehensive storehouse of energy statistics and data on energy consumption, supply sources, and price and expenditure information for New York State.
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