Environmental Disclosure Program (New York)

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Rules Regulations Policies Program

Place New York

Name Environmental Disclosure Program
Incentive Type Generation Disclosure
Applicable Sector Utility
Eligible Technologies Renewable energy use disclosed in fuel mix data
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs

Distribution and Frequency Distributed to customers every 6 months
Emissions Must be disclosed
Fuel Mix Must be disclosed
Standard Format Required Yes
Website http://www3.dps.ny.gov/W/PSCWeb.nsf/All/502EF210A0D15B2885257687006F39D8?OpenDocument
Date added to DSIRE 2001-12-03
Last DSIRE Review 2013-01-06
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


The New York Public Service Commission (PSC) requires all electric utilities, energy service companies, jurisdictional municipal electric utilities and jurisdictional cooperative electric utilities to disclose details regarding the fuel mix and emissions of the supplier’s electric generation to customers. This information must be provided to retail customers in a standard format every 6 months.

The PSC created New York’s Environmental Disclosure Program via an order issued in December 1998. This program has been modified several times since it was established. A November 2008 PSC order reduced the frequency of the calculation of fuel mix and emissions data to once annually (the calendar year), but maintained the provision requiring customer disclosure of that data every six months.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Public Information - Environmental Disclosure Program
Department New York State Department of Public Service

Address Agency Building 3, Empire State Plaza

Place Albany, New York
Zip/Postal Code 12223-1350
Phone (518) 474-7080

Fax (518) 473-0421
Email Environmental_Disclosure@dps.state.ny.us
Website http://www.dps.ny.gov

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: NY PSC Opinion 98-19, Case 94-E-0952
Date Effective 1998-12-15
Date Enacted 1998-12-15

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"