In his 2012 State of the State address, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo put forward an initiative to upgrade and modernize New York State’s electric power system. The goal is to systematically plan new electricity generation and transmission in the state with all the relevant government agencies and private developers at the table.
The first stage of the proposal was a request for information about proposed generation and transmission from developers, utilities, and interest groups. These responses are in, and are shown on these maps:
The Energy Highway taskforce will be taking comments from the public on these proposals until July 31, and issue an action plan based on all the information received sometime this fall.
More information is available at the NY Energy Highway website.
You can submit comments here.