August 17, 2015
By William Opalka
When the Clean Power Plan was released last year, New York’s grid operator was concerned with its impact despite the state’s membership in a regional carbon trading regime.
Reliance on coal generation had threated reliability, in the view of NYISO, so changes needed to be made, even though New York had cut emissions by 39% from 2000 levels. (See NYISO: EPA Clean Power Plan Threatens Reliability for New York City.)