In New York, NECHPI has most recently focused attention on active participation in the REV proceeding, filing regular comments and providing recommendations (Case 14-M-0101). NECHPI’s previous policy activity focused on promoting CHP deployment through the modification of interconnection requirements (Case 12-E-0393), supporting funding through the System Benefit Charge programs (Case 10-M-0457), commenting on utility programs, including Demand Response (Case 09-E-0115), Con Edison’s campus-style tariff (Case 11-E-0299).
Reforming the Energy Vision
- NECHPI's comments on DGEIS in Reforming the Energy Vision
- NECHPI's reply comments on the Track One Straw Proposal in Reforming the Energy Vision
- NECHPI's Track One Straw Proposal Comments in Reforming the Energy Vision
- NECHPI's Comments in Response to Track One and Track Two Questions in Reforming the Energy Vision
System Benefit Charge
Campus Style Tariff
Policies and Programs
New York's existing Policies and Programs include (click on a link to follow to a program page):
- PON 2568: Financial incentive for the installation of pre-qualified, pre-engineered CHP systems up to 1.3 MW.
- PON 2710: Financial incentive for the installation of CHP systems over 1.3 MW.
- Net Metering rules applying to residential micro-CHP and fuel cells up to 1.5 MW.
- Favorable Natural Gas Rates: New York customers using natural gas for distributed generation including CHP may qualify for discounted natural gas delivery rates.
- Tax Exempt Equipment Leasing Program: Any NY State Dormitory Authority client that leases technical equipment, including energy management equipment for the production of CHP, is eligible for low cost financing.
- Standby Rates: applying to CHP systems.