Highlights Power demand could grow 80% by 2050 Up to 25 GW of new technology needed Costs remain unclear: IPPNY Power demand in New York State is expected to increase by 65% to 80% by 2050 while fossil fuel-fired power generation is simultaneously shut down through a strategy that relies on accelerating renewable energy growth, enhancing power markets and exploring technology solutions. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The state’s climate change mitigation blueprint, officially called the “New York State Climate Action Council Draft Scoping Plan,” constitutes a framework for policymakers as the state moves towards developing a final scoping plan that informs regulations needed to meet the climate goals in 2019’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, or CLCPA. The CLCPA mandated that New York reach 70% renewable electricity by 2030, develop a zero-emissions power system by 2040 and reduce […]

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