Post Tagged with: "New York"

New York to fast-track large-scale solar project permitting

New York to fast-track large-scale solar project permitting

April 7, 2020 at 11:31 am 1 comment

Here’s something helpful: New York State leaders enacted critical, pro-solar provisions as part of the New York state budget this week. David Gahl, senior director of state affairs, northeast for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), had this to say about it: “We commend Governor Cuomo, Speaker Heastie, and MajorityRead More

New York State celebrates 2 GW of solar at this community solar ribbon cutting

New York State celebrates 2 GW of solar at this community solar ribbon cutting

December 19, 2019 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

The New York Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced that two gigawatts of solar capacity has been installed across the state, underscoring New York’s position as one of the fastest growing distributed solar markets in the nation with a nearly 1,800 percent growth, leveraging $4 billion in private investment,Read More

New York State to build a large energy facility instead of a previously planned fossil fuel plant

New York State to build a large energy facility instead of a previously planned fossil fuel plant

December 16, 2019 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority signed a contract with Lincoln Park DG LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GlidePath Power Solutions (GlidePath), to build a 20-megawatt storage project in the Town of Ulster, replacing previously planned projects that would have used fossil fuels to generate power forRead More

Solar advocates call for LIPA to reverse decision that will end community solar on Long Island

Solar advocates call for LIPA to reverse decision that will end community solar on Long Island

November 18, 2019 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

A coalition of over 40 elected officials, industry organizations, environmental groups, public advocates and electricity ratepayers gathered at the Cradle of Aviation Museum last week to call on the Long Island Power Authority to reverse its recent decision to devalue compensation for community solar by almost 30 percent. The communityRead More

New York prize winner completes install of its solar solution aimed at industrial steam boilers

New York prize winner completes install of its solar solution aimed at industrial steam boilers

August 7, 2019 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

Skyven Technologies completed the installation of its Intelligent Mirror Array at Copses Farms in Valley Falls, N.Y., according to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). Skyven’s Intelligent Mirror Array is a renewable solution for industrial steam that can be used to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from industrialRead More

Empire Statement: New York mandates 100 percent renewable energy by 2040

Empire Statement: New York mandates 100 percent renewable energy by 2040

July 22, 2019 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo is ushering in a new energy era for the Empire State by signing the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act into law, which will require the state’s utilities to produce 70 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2030 and calls for 100Read More

Get your proposals ready: New York sets first $6 million in funding for its grid modernization challenge

Get your proposals ready: New York sets first $6 million in funding for its grid modernization challenge

July 11, 2019 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the first round of funding for the $15 million Future Grid Challenge, a program to help solve technical challenges utilities face with energy transmission and distribution when integrating renewable energy resources into New York’s electric grid. Administered by the New York State EnergyRead More

New York extends net metering to solar projects under 750-kW, among other changes to VDER tariff

New York extends net metering to solar projects under 750-kW, among other changes to VDER tariff

April 22, 2019 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

The State of New York’s Public Service Commission (PSC) issued its long-awaited order updating the Value of Distributed Energy Resources (VDER) tariff, which compensates distributed energy resources, like solar, for the collective environmental and societal benefits they provide to the state’s electrical grid. “New York has set an ambitious goalRead More

New York to provide schools with energy benchmarking services

New York to provide schools with energy benchmarking services

April 15, 2019 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced a new program for Prekindergarten through Grade 12 schools (P-12) to receive free energy benchmarking services for up to three years. The program provides schools with a mechanism to measure, track, and assess their energy usage and greenhouse gasRead More

New York hits record solar installs but will fall short of clean energy goals without VDER changes

New York hits record solar installs but will fall short of clean energy goals without VDER changes

March 15, 2019 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

With New York state leaders negotiating this month whether to include Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed Green New Deal in the new state budget, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables released the 2018 Solar Market Insight (SMI) Report showing strong growth in New York’s solarRead More