Best Practices in District Thermal Energy Networks in New York State

Co-hosted by IDEA and Consolidated Edison



In-Person Registration for this event is SOLD OUT. Walk up/onsite registrations will NOT be accepted. Virtual registration is still open.

What to Expect

This one-day workshop will focus on best practices in district energy system design, construction, deployment and optimization to help accelerate opportunities in New York State in support of Utility Thermal Energy Network and Jobs Act signed July 5, 2022 by Governor Kathy Hochul. 

It is intended for municipalities, gas and electric utilities, agencies, developers and institutions interested or actively engaged in the deployment of district energy systems in New York State.

The planned agenda will include:
  • Business development strategies for aggregating customer thermal demand to achieve community scale
  • Business models for municipalities, regulated and unregulated entities
  • Various technologies to consider when planning and designing thermal systems
  • Case studies of successful district energy systems
  • and more…

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iStock_CornellUniv_Tower_149063637_Med.jpg  Sage Hall photo courtesy of Cornell University

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PSC Announces Technical Conference - Thermal Energy Networks (Dec 1, 1PM)

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Technical Conference on Utility Thermal Energy Networks will take place on December 1, 2022, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Interested parties are encouraged to provide input or questions in advance by email to Jordan Lesser, Associate Counsel, at jordan.lesser@dps.ny.gov so that they can be considered in the planning for the Technical Conference.

The meeting will be conducted in person in the 19th Floor Boardroom in Agency Building 3, Empire State Plaza. For security purposes, those planning to attend in person must provide their names to Jordan Lesser by November 30, 2022. Those unable to attend in person may participate virtually via Webex using the following link:


Webinar Number: 161 163 0476

Password: Thermal2022


Participation via teleconference also will be available using the following call-in information:

Call-in Number: 518-549-0500

Access Code: 161 163 0476

Password from phones: 84376252


Staff will post a final agenda under Case 22-M-0429 on the Commission’s website prior to the Technical Conference.