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File #: Int 1593-2019    Version: Name: Direct the mayor’s office of long-term planning and sustainability to study the feasibility of different types of renewable energy sources combined with battery storage on Rikers Island.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 6/13/2019
Enactment date: 2/25/2021 Law number: 2021/017
Title: A Local Law to direct the mayor's office of long-term planning and sustainability to study the feasibility of different types of renewable energy sources combined with battery storage on Rikers Island.
Sponsors: Costa G. Constantinides, Helen K. Rosenthal, Justin L. Brannan, Karen Koslowitz, Ben Kallos, Diana Ayala , Stephen T. Levin, Antonio Reynoso, Brad S. Lander, Margaret S. Chin, Carlos Menchaca, Peter A. Koo, Carlina Rivera , Keith Powers , Fernando Cabrera , Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Daniel Dromm , Robert F. Holden, Paul A. Vallone, Mark Levine, James G. Van Bramer, Kalman Yeger , Bill Perkins, Barry S. Grodenchik, Mark Treyger, Vanessa L. Gibson, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Mathieu Eugene, Alan N. Maisel, Laurie A. Cumbo, Deborah L. Rose, Adrienne E. Adams, Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Francisco P. Moya, Darma V. Diaz, Farah N. Louis, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 37
Summary: This local law would require that a feasibility study be conducted as an appendix to the long-term energy plan, to ascertain whether different types of renewable energy sources, combined with battery storage, are feasible on Rikers Island.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1593-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1593, 3. Int. No. 1593, 4. June 13, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-13-19, 6. Minutes of the Recessed Meeting of May 29, 2019 Held on June 13, 2019, 7. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 13, 2019, 8. Committee Report 1/29/20, 9. Hearing Testimony 1/29/20, 10. Hearing Transcript 1/29/20, 11. Proposed Int. No. 1593-A - 2/11/21, 12. Committee Report 2/11/21, 13. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. February 11, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
2/25/2021ACosta G. Constantinides City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/2021ACosta G. Constantinides Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/2021ACosta G. Constantinides Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/11/2021ACosta G. Constantinides City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/11/2021ACosta G. Constantinides City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/11/2021*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/11/2021*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/11/2021*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/11/2021ACosta G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/29/2020*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/29/2020*Costa G. Constantinides Committee on Environmental Protection Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/13/2019*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/13/2019*Costa G. Constantinides City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1593-A

 

By Council Members Constantinides, Rosenthal, Brannan, Koslowitz, Kallos, Ayala, Levin, Reynoso, Lander, Chin, Menchaca, Koo, Rivera, Powers, Cabrera, Rodriguez, Dromm, Holden, Vallone, Levine, Van Bramer, Yeger, Perkins, Grodenchik, Treyger, Gibson, Cornegy, Eugene, Maisel, Cumbo, Rose, Adams, Ampry-Samuel, Moya, D. Diaz, Louis and Ulrich

 

A Local Law to direct the mayor’s office of long-term planning and sustainability to study the feasibility of different types of renewable energy sources combined with battery storage on Rikers Island.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision d of section 3-126 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 99 for the year 2019, 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] June 30, 2022, 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. Subdivision g of section 3-126 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 99 for the year 2019, is amended 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. This local law takes effect immediately upon enactment and expires and is deemed repealed after the submission of the report due; and

4. In an appendix included only in the initial plan required to be completed by June 30, 2022, an assessment of the feasibility of constructing renewable energy sources combined with battery storage facilities on Rikers Island, including an evaluation of economic costs, value, rate of return, sustainability, and any additional considerations relevant to such assessment. The Rikers Island advisory committee established pursuant to subdivision b of section 4-215 of this code may submit recommendations regarding such assessment to the administering agency.

§ 3. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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