New York’s energy future needs to include a mix of renewables, natural gas and other energy sources to ensure the reliable delivery of energy for decades to come.
New York runs on natural gas. New York is the fourth largest natural gas consuming state in the country. Even as the state moves toward embracing more alternative fuel sources, the New York State 2015 Energy Plan projects natural gas usage will continue to grow, firmly establishing itself as the state’s dominant fuel for the foreseeable future.
Approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in December 2014, the Constitution Pipeline has been designed to consist of a new 30-inch, approximately 125-mile pipeline with a capacity to transport 650,000 dekatherms of natural gas per day