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File #: Int 1318-2019    Version: Name: Assessment of the replacement of gas-fired power plants and to amend local law number 248 for the year 2017, in relation to the completion date of the long-term energy plan.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 1/9/2019
Enactment date: 5/19/2019 Law number: 2019/099
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to an assessment of the replacement of gas-fired power plants and to amend local law number 248 for the year 2017, in relation to the completion date of the long-term energy plan
Sponsors: Costa G. Constantinides, Corey D. Johnson, Fernando Cabrera , Helen K. Rosenthal, Andrew Cohen, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Carlos Menchaca, Daniel Dromm , Keith Powers , Alan N. Maisel, Paul A. Vallone, Adrienne E. Adams, Rafael L. Espinal, Jr., Donovan J. Richards, Ben Kallos, Brad S. Lander, Kalman Yeger , Vanessa L. Gibson, Carlina Rivera , Andy L. King, Diana Ayala , Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 22
Summary: The bill amends Section § 3-126 of the Administrative code to amend subdivision d and add a new subdivision g. The local law mandates an assessment on the feasibility of replacing in-city gas fired power plants with battery storage powered by renewable sources by the mayor’s office of sustainability or such other office as the mayor may designate. Such an assessment shall include when such replacement could take place, and a review of potential technologies for battery storage of energy. The assessment will be part of the long-term energy plan and shall be updated every four years.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1318-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1318, 3. Int. No. 1318, 4. January 9, 2019 - Charter Meeting with Links to Files, 5. Committee Report 2/11/19, 6. Hearing Testimony 2/11/19, 7. Hearing Transcript 2/11/19, 8. Proposed Int. No. 1318-A - 4/16/19, 9. Committee Report 4/18/19, 10. Hearing Transcript 4/18/19, 11. April 18, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 12. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-18-19, 13. Int. No. 1318-A (FINAL), 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 16. Local Law 99, 17. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 18, 2019
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
5/20/2019ACosta G. Constantinides City Council Returned Unsigned by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/19/2019ACosta G. Constantinides Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/24/2019ACosta G. Constantinides Mayor Hearing Scheduled by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/18/2019ACosta G. Constantinides City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/18/2019ACosta G. Constantinides City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/18/2019*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/18/2019*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/18/2019*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/18/2019ACosta G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/11/2019*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/11/2019*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/9/2019*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/9/2019*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1318-A

 

By Council Members Constantinides, The Speaker (Council Member Johnson), Cabrera, Rosenthal, Cohen, Rodriguez, Menchaca, Dromm, Powers, Maisel, Vallone, Adams, Espinal, Richards, Kallos, Lander, Yeger, Gibson, Rivera, King, Ayala and Levin

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to an assessment of the replacement of gas-fired power plants and to amend local law number 248 for the year 2017, in relation to the completion date of the long-term energy plan

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. The introductory paragraph of subdivision d of section 3-126 is amended to read as follows:

d. The administering agency shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council, and make publicly available online, a long-term energy plan, in conjunction with the plan developed in accordance with subdivision e of section 20 of the New York city charter. Such plan must be completed by December 31, 2021, and shall be updated every four years thereafter. The advisory subcommittee established by this section shall provide, as needed, advice and recommendations with respect to the development of such plan, which shall include, but not be limited to:

§ 2. Section 3-126 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision g to read as follows:

g. The long-term energy plan developed in accordance with subdivision d of this section shall include the following:

1. An assessment of the feasibility of replacing in-city gas-fired power plants associated with the bulk power system with battery storage powered by renewable energy sources in a manner that is consistent with the New York state public service commission energy storage deployment policy developed pursuant to section 74 of the public service law;

2. An assessment of when such replacement, if feasible, can take place; and

3. A review of potential technologies for battery storage of energy.

§ 3. Section 2 of local law number 248 for the year 2017 is amended to read as follows:

This local law takes effect immediately[; provided, however, that the plan required by subdivision d of section 3-126 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by this local law, shall be completed by December 31, 2019 and shall be updated every four years thereafter].

§ 4. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

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