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The Future of Gas in NYS

The Future of Gas in NYS

Full Title: The Future of Gas in NYS
Author(s): Michael J. Walsh and Michael E. Bloomberg
Publisher(s): Building Decarbonization Coalition
Publication Date: March 15, 2023
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Description (excerpt):

This report aims to assist the Commission and other stakeholders at this critical, early moment in gas distribution system transition planning. It draws on existing research and adds new data and analysis on several key topics, such as costs of the gas distribution system, the fragility of gas utility business models to competition from new electric technologies, the hurdles to substituting fuels like renewable natural gas (RNG) or hydrogen for fossil methane gas, and the benefits and pitfalls of pathways studies. This report also offers a synthesis of these and other factors in a scenario-based discussion of potential approaches to gas distribution system transition. It is organized in four sections.

All statements and/or propositions in discussion prompts are meant exclusively to stimulate discussion and do not represent the views of, its Partners, Topic Directors or Experts, nor of any individual or organization. Comments by and opinions of Expert participants are their own.

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