In December 2014, the PSC began to formally explore enabling CCA in New York, kicking off the proceeding (Case 14-M-0224) with a White Paper posing questions about the shape CCA regulations should take, and inviting parties to comment.
- Citizens for Local Power: Comments on Case 14-M-0224, on the Motion by the PSC to enable Community Choice Aggregation Programs
In response to the Staff White Paper, CLP submitted detailed comments in support of a 2.0 version of CCA. A dozen other organizations signed on to our comments.
- Reply Comments of Local Power Inc. on Case 14-M-0224
Paul Fenn of Local Power Inc., CCA 2.0, also submitted detailed comments in support of a 2.0 version of CCA
- CASE 14-M-0564 - Petition of Sustainable Westchester for Expedited Approval for the Implementation of a Pilot Community Choice Aggregation Program within the County of Westchester. - Order Granting Petition in Part
In February 2015, the Commission issued an Order approving a CCA demonstration pilot by Sustainable Westchester to gain experience with CCA in New York.
- Comments of Citizens for Local Power on the Technical Conference Regarding Consumer and Aggregated Energy Data Provisions and Related Issues
Obtaining aggregate, customer, and system data from the utilities is essential for developing CCA programs. CCA submitted comments following a DPS technical conference on data issues
- Order Authorizing Framework for Community Choice Aggregation Opt-Out Program
On April 21, 2016, the PSC issued its Order enabling CCA statewide.
- Webinar: Community Choice Aggregation
In this webinar, hosted by the NYS DEC Climate Smart Communities on June 9, 2016, NYS DPS Staff Ted Kelly and Kelly Connell outline CCA regulations in New York, and CLP’s Jen Metzger provides an overview of the different models of CCA around the country.
- Comments by Citizens for Local Power on Compliance Filings by Utilities Regarding Data Fees
The CCA Order directed the utilities to propose fees for the provision of data to CCAs, where appropriate. In response, the utilities filed proposed tariffs with fees that CLP and others argued were excessive and unjustified. CLP’s comments were co-signed by six Ulster County municipal officials and nine organizations.
- Comments by Citizens for Local Power on Expanding Access to Utility Energy Data
On August 1, 2017, CLP filed comments on the Case 17-M-0315, a PSC proceeding that could increase public access to valuable community-level energy data held by utilities.
- CEAC Working Group Submits CCA Policy Recommendations Report
A state-level working group that reports to the PSC's Clean Energy Advisory Council (CEAC) was created for the purpose of assessing the barriers, limitations, and opportunities for CCA in New York and making recommendations to the PSC and NYSERDA for policy and program changes to better align support the shift to a locally-based clean energy system.
- Click here to see all the documents filed in the CCA proceeding.