Last week, the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), the non-profit entity that coordinates, controls and routes electricity as it goes from power plants through the state’s electric grid to end users, released a study of its first 15 years in existence.

The report finds that the state’s approach has led to about $6.4 billion in savings for energy consumers, has helped sustain a reliable power supply for the state, and has led to the state achieving its clean energy and efficiency goals.This is obviously good news for New York’s ratepayers, who pay some of the highest energy costs in the nation. Now we just need the Governor and Legislature to take steps to lower some of the many taxes, fees and surcharges that we pay on our utility bills each month…