New York Power Authority

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is New York Power Authority doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 33

The New York Power Authority has a DitchCarbon Score of 33 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests a higher carbon intensity in their operations relative to more sustainable companies. To improve, the authority needs to focus on reducing emissions and implementing more eco-friendly practices.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

The New York Power Authority is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

The New York Power Authority operates in the United States, where the carbon intensity is rated as low. This favorable rating suggests that the company’s operations are likely to have a smaller carbon footprint, contributing positively to its sustainability efforts.

...this company is doing 2.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1931 and headquartered in White Plains, New York, the New York Power Authority (NYPA) operates within the energy generation and distribution industry. As the nation’s largest state public power organization, NYPA manages 16 generating facilities and an extensive transmission network, specializing in clean renewable hydropower. The authority is committed to energy efficiency, advancing new energy technologies, and fostering electric transportation, serving a diverse range of customers from government agencies to private utilities and businesses.

Bad news, New York Power Authority hasn't committed to SBTi

The New York Power Authority has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is either in the process of setting their emissions reduction targets or has not yet taken the formal steps to align with SBTi’s criteria and recommendations.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

The New York Power Authority could reduce its emissions by 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance its scope 1 emissions profile.
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