Customer & Community
Stakeholder Engagement & Collaboration
Con Edison works closely with communities to keep them informed, address their concerns and ensure our company’s operational mission is understood. For example, we inform local community groups – including business improvement districts, chambers of commerce, and local development corporations – about major capital projects, new initiatives such as smart meters, energy efficiency programs and how to do business with Con Edison.
Policy & Regulatory Impact
CECONY and O&R support New York State’s clean energy policies and goals, including plans to reduce GHG emissions 40% from 1990 levels by 2030, provide customers with 50% of their energy from renewable resources by 2030, and increase energy efficiency in buildings 23% by 2030.
We work in partnership with our customers, various third parties, and other energy companies to seek innovative ways to achieve the state’s clean energy goals. This includes our exploration of new ways to advance clean energy technologies such as energy storage connected to the distribution system and solar for low-income customers. We are also installing smart meters throughout our service areas, and support various initiatives with our state regulator to test new rate designs that enable customer choice and are equitable for all customers.
We are active participants in a number of regulatory proceedings which seek to expand energy efficiency, develop offshore wind, and advance transportation electrification. We work with regulators, customers and other stakeholders to develop solutions that advance the state’s objectives in a cost-effective way for all New Yorkers.
We are the longest-listed company on the New York Stock Exchange and have increased dividends to shareholders for 44 consecutive years.
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Feeding Westchester supplies 95% of all the food distributed to Westchester’s food pantries, soup kitchens, day care and residential programs. Every year, Feeding Westchester recovers 2.7 million pounds of food that would have been otherwise wasted and delivers it to the people who need it most. Saving this food from being wasted keeps it out of landfills, where it would release the powerful greenhouse gas methane into the atmosphere.
New York-New Jersey Trail Conference
The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference engages volunteers to build, maintain and protect 2,100 miles of public trails so everyone, regardless of age, ability or location, can connect with nature. They rebuild heavily used trails with sustainable building techniques in order to manage the stress of both increasing usage and climate change.