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Electricity Outlook: Powering New York City’s Economic Future

Posted by Content Coordinator on Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

NEW YORK BUILDING CONGRESS


“New York City will need between 6,000 to 7,000 megawatts (MW) of new electricity resources over the next twenty years to satisfy the demands of the comprehensive residential and commercial development proposed Citywide, and to support continued economic growth and increasing population. New York City will not be able to assure its competitive position and achieve projected growth without new electric generation capacity, transmission and distributed resources. A robust and reliable energy infrastructure is essential for the future economic well being of the City. A critical threshold looms for the years 2010-2015, when projected electric capacity requirements for New York City and Long Island could fall “substantially below” the Statewide criteria, according to the December 2005 report of the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO)...”

Electricity Outlook

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“The New York Building Congress…is committed to promoting the growth and success of the construction industry in New York City and its environs. The Building Congress provides a unique forum to advance an industry-wide agenda focusing on economic and infrastructure investment, job creation and professional exchange. These goals require the dedicated involvement and cooperation of the contractors, architects, engineers, unions, real estate managers, developers and owners who comprise the building community.”

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