CLCPA Comments Submitted Page
This page documents comments that I submitted as part of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act implementation process.
Submittal to Agency Staff re the Value of Carbon Guidance
CLCPA Non-Responsiveness to Public Input February 25, 2021
Pointed out error in their recommended calculation methodology of the value of carbon but received no response.
Submittals to Power Generation Advisory Panel
Power Generation Oct. 22, 2020 – Background Considerations for Generation Transition
Submitted an overview of electric power system and recommended a briefing by experts
Power Generation Dec. 3, 2020 – Wind Power Economics Reports
Reports prepared by Gordon Hughes, School of Economics, University of Edinburgh summarized in Wind Power Economics – Rhetoric and Reality should be considered by the Generation Advisory Panel.
Power Generation Jan. 17, 2021 – Peaking Power Plant Misconceptions
Comments described environmental justice advocate misconceptions of peaker power plants
Power Generation Jan. 19, 2021 – Con Ed Peaking Power Plant Solution
Comments explained ramifications of Consolidated Edison’s transmission solutions to peaking power plant problems.
Power Generation March 27, 2021 – CLCPA Power Generation Advisory Panel Comments on the Texas Energy Debacle
Comments described why the Power Generation Advisory Panel should consider the causes of the February 2021 Texas blackouts and recommended enabling initiatives to address them
Comments Submitted by Others
Failure of the Climate Change Scoping Plan to Meet the Requirements of the Climate Act Comment submitted by Herschel Specter, Nuclear Engineer