NYISO just came out with their quarterly report that headlines a deficit of up to 446 MW for NYC for 2025.
This has nothing to do with Indian Point although count on a whole raft of forthcoming articles decrying its closing.
The problem is the “retirement of select generators under the NYS DEC’s emissions limit.” In other words, it is the dirty peaker plants going off line.
NYISO will work with Con Ed and the market place to identify solutions. Beyond 2025 it is anticipated that the reliability issue will improve when CHPE comes on line.
Other projects such as additional transmission facilities, increased energy efficiency, demand side resources are being studied. In addition there are numerous offshore wind facilities that are waiting for reliability assessments.