Report Release: Clean Energy for New York

Clean Energy for New York: Replacement Energy and Capacity Resources for the Indian Point Energy Center Under New York Clean Energy Standard (CES)

In a recent study, Synapse found that energy efficiency, wind, and solar resources, along with transmission system improvements, can replace power generated by Indian Point Energy Center after the nuclear power plant retires in 2021. Synapse researchers Bob Fagan, Alice Napoleon, Spencer Fields, and Patrick Luckow present their findings and a policy framework for supporting New York's transition to cleaner resources in Clean Energy for New York, a report prepared for Riverkeeper and Natural Resources Defense Council.

NRDC's press release provides a summary of key findings.  

Indian Point Energy Center
Indian Point

Source: Daniel Case

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