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Letter to Climate Action Council Housing and Energy Efficiency Panel Regarding Gas Ban Recommendations

February 19, 2021

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POLL: 92% OF NEW YORK VOTERS SAY ENERGY COSTS & RELIABILITY ARE TOP CONCERN

February 10, 2021

Nearly Two-Thirds of Respondents Say Electric Bills Are Already Too High &84% of New Yorkers Support Use of Natural Gas New York voters overwhelmingly say cost and keeping the lights are the most important energy issues to them right now. That’s the finding of a recent survey of likely voters in New York State by […]

New Yorkers for Affordable Energy Sign Letter to Climate Action Council Requesting Cost Study for CLCPA

January 26, 2021

Unions, businesses, industry groups, and community organizations sign on to a joint letter to the CAC asking for a financial analysis of the impacts of the Community Leadership and Climate Protection Act.

NYAE Sends Letter to Governor Cuomo Opposing Utility Reform Act

January 26, 2021

NYAE members sent a letter detailing the reasons the Utility Reform Act would eliminate objectivity and dur process from the current utility regulations at the Public Service Commission

Statement from New Yorkers for Affordable Energy on the Recent Spate of Blackouts in California

September 14, 2020

The recent spate of blackouts in California should alarm every New York State resident, taxpayer, and our governing class.

Statement from New Yorkers for Affordable Energy on the Climate Action Council’s Formation of Advisory Panels and Working Groups

September 9, 2020

Last month, the Climate Action Council announced the formation of six advisory panels and two working groups to help determine a range of emission reductions within each sector to help meet the statewide emission reduction goals, as set by the CLCPA.

Letter to New York State Public Service Commission Re: Large Scale Renewable Program

August 27, 2020

On behalf of New Yorkers for Affordable Energy, a coalition of community, labor and business leaders from across the state who support efforts to take an ‘all of the above’ approach to the State’s energy policy, I write to you regarding the proceeding to implement a Large-Scale Renewable Program and a Clean Energy Standard, and more specifically about the need to implement a full life-cycle analysis of renewable energy sources.

To plan NY’s energy future, we need reliability, accessibility and affordability

August 26, 2020

The state Public Service Commission is in the final stages of its proceedings on ‘Gas Planning Procedures’ and is due to release recommendations by the end of the month on how to regulate the natural gas planning process for New York’s gas utilities, in a manner consistent with the recently passed Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.

Letter to New York State Public Service Commission Re: NRDC Report

August 6, 2020

On behalf of New Yorkers for Affordable Energy, a coalition of community, labor and business leaders from across the state who support efforts to expand access to natural gas for consumers and businesses, I write to you in response to the June 29, 2020 report by Synapse Energy Economics, Inc., submitted to the New York State Public Service Commissioner.

Letter: We need natural gas as part of the reopening of economy

June 8, 2020

With nearly 40 million Americans currently unemployed and many businesses declaring bankruptcy or announcing permanent closure, it’s imperative that we establish a comprehensive plan to get people back to work.