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Draft Amendment to the 2015 State Energy Plan Hearing Schedule

On December 18, 2019, the New York State Energy Planning Board approved issuing a Draft Amendment to the 2015 State Energy Plan [PDF] and published in the State Register on January 8, 2020Link opens in new window - close new window to return to this page.. Comments on the Draft Amendment were accepted through March 8, 2020, 60 days from the publication date. The Board will review and consider submitted comments in determining whether to adopt the proposed amendment.

Pursuant to New York State Energy Law, Article 6, and as detailed in the State Register Notice (January 29, 2020)*, the New York State Energy Planning Board held the following public hearings:

February 27, 2020 – 10:30 a.m., Albany

Albany Public Library
161 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210

*The State Register Notice of January 29, 2020 incorrectly listed the start time as 10 a.m. Please note the actual start time was 10:30 a.m.

March 2, 2020 – 3:00 p.m., Manhattan

Building Energy Exchange, Inc.
31 Chambers Street, Suite 608
New York, NY 10007

Each participant from the public was given five minutes to address the New York State Energy Planning Board. No formal presentations were allowed, but participants could leave written supporting documents. There was also no formal Question-and-Answer format, although Board Members could ask informal questions based on the provided testimony. The hearings were professionally recorded and transcribed, and the proceedings will be incorporated in the official record of the Plan and posted on the State Energy Plan website.