April 3 - RFP for Generation and Transmission issued
Note to potential bidders and the general public: To view the RFP, register on NYPA's procurement site and go to "Miscellaneous Services" category.
January 14, 2013 - Energy Highway Action - Stakeholder Information Session (Indian Point Contingency Plan)
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s vision for a New York Energy Highway took a major step forward on October 22nd.
Members of the Energy Highway Task Force, co-chaired by NYPA President and CEO Gil Quiniones, presented Governor Cuomo with a Blueprint for modernizing New York State's energy infrastructure.
This comprehensive plan outlines a way to add up to 3,200 megawatts (MW) of electric generation and transmission capacity through private investments of up to $5.7 billion.
The New York Energy Highway initiative was introduced by Governor Cuomo in his 2012 State of the State address to ensure that New York's energy grid remains the most advanced in the nation and to promote increased business investment in the state. The Governor charged the Task Force with overseeing its implementation and enlisting the private sector.
Among the Blueprint’s 13 specific actions are plans to:
The Task Force created the Blueprint after reviewing 130 responses provided by 85 entities including investor-owned utilities, private developers and investors in response to a Request for Information (RFI) issued in April. Public comments submitted on the RFI responses were also considered in the development of the plan as were publicly available reports and analyses.
To view the Energy Highway Blueprint, visit www.NYEnergyHighway.com.
The RFI responses and public comments are available on the New York Energy Highway website.