The undersigned NYSEG business customers are writing to urge you to deny proposals for converting the Cayuga Power Plant in Tompkins County from coal to natural gas. We urge you instead to support the Auburn transmission upgrades.
Transmission upgrades are the most cost-effective investment and will keep energy rates within reason for Central New York NYSEG business customers. Furthermore, we support transmission upgrades as they will ensure efficient energy delivery and can help support renewable energy development and the diversified energy portfolio New York needs.
We urge you to reject the Cayuga Power Plant conversion and support the Auburn transmission upgrades in order to improve reliability, reduce disruption to New York’s broader energy market, and create an affordable solution that is in the best interest of NYSEG business customers.