Carbon Pricing to Facilitate NYISO’s Clean Energy Transition

| October 31, 2019

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A recent study by the Analysis Group found that implementing a carbon pricing model is the most effective and powerful way to combat global warming and reduce air pollution. Back in June of this year, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo implemented the new Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), requiring 70% of electricity consumed in New York to be produced from eligible renewable resources by 2030. By 2040, the law requires that all electricity be produced from zero-emission resources.

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