New York Releases Comprehensive State Energy Plan
“The Planning Board is most proud of the fact that our process was the most open and extensive in the country, and the result shows it,” stated William M. Flynn, chairman of the Energy Planning Board.
To meet the plan’s objectives, a number of recommendations and long-range planning strategies are included that are designed to ensure that New York’s energy needs are met by encouraging competition while ensuring fairness, and that the need for new energy supplies and investments in energy infrastructure are balanced with the need to protect the environment and public health.
Some of the major policy strategies and recommendations include:
Publication date: 08/12/2002