Monthly Archives: January 2008

PULP and Other Consumer Groups File Supreme Court Amicus Briefs in Electricity Market Rate Case

BackgroundNearly all the electricity used by New York consumers must be purchased in wholesale markets because many of the state’s electric utilities sold most of their power plants in recent years. Previously, local utilities generated much of the power used by their customers, at cost, and purchased from others when it was available at lower Read more…

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PULP Urges NYSERDA to Use RGGI Auction Revenue to Support Low Income Energy Efficiency Programs

RGGINew York along with nine other northeastern states is creating its own greenhouse gas “cap, auction and trade” system in an effort to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants using fossil fuel. This “Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative,” known as RGGI, was conceived by the states in the absence of any comprehensive national program, carbon Read more…

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