Post Tagged with: "New York"

Details on new shared solar project for low-income customers from Con Edison

Details on new shared solar project for low-income customers from Con Edison

August 3, 2017 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) approved a large-scale solar project in New York City that will generate clean energy dedicated exclusively to saving low-income customers money on their utility bills while also protecting the environment. This is one of the first “shared solar” systems for low-income residentsRead More

New York State develops toolkit to streamline community solar projects

New York State develops toolkit to streamline community solar projects

July 24, 2017 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has developed a Solar PILOT Toolkit to assist the state’s municipalities in understanding and negotiating payment-in-lieu-of taxes (PILOT) agreements for solar projects larger than 1 MW, including community solar projects. Based on feedback from local government officials and solar industryRead More

Here was New York’s pro-renewables response after Trump pulled out of Paris Agreement

Here was New York’s pro-renewables response after Trump pulled out of Paris Agreement

June 9, 2017 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Accord caused an immediate reaction from states leading the country’s charge into renewable energy. New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed an executive order to commit New York to uphold the standards set forth in the Paris Accord and announced a U.S. Climate Alliance,Read More

New York provides $11 million in funds for 11 microgrid projects

New York provides $11 million in funds for 11 microgrid projects

March 27, 2017 at 7:38 am Comments are Disabled

New York State is going to fund 11 microgrid projects for $11 million as part of the second stage of the NY Prize Community Microgrid competition, says the office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Microgrids provide critical power backup for homes, businesses, hospitals and other vital facilities during extreme weather eventsRead More

New York to help fund solar projects for low-income communities

New York to help fund solar projects for low-income communities

December 7, 2016 at 11:56 am 1 comment

What won’t New York do at this point to boost solar installations? Gov. Andrew Cuomo just announced $3.6 million in funding to give low- to moderate-income communities greater access to solar energy across the state. The funding will help affordable housing providers and community organizations overcome barriers they often face inRead More

What’s the cost of installing solar in New York?

What’s the cost of installing solar in New York?

October 27, 2016 at 1:14 pm Comments are Disabled

As home solar installations surge in New York State, Solar to the People has released a study detailing the cost of solar in metro areas across the state. Solar to the People is a website with the mission to provide independent information on home solar for homeowners, solar installers and policymakers.Read More

Sunrun secures $25 million loan from NY Green Bank

Sunrun secures $25 million loan from NY Green Bank

June 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

NY Green Bank just closed a $25 million loan for Sunrun Inc., which will accelerate construction of more than 5,000 solar projects at homes across New York State. This loan complements a separate $25 million NY Green Bank transaction with Sunrun, announced by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo last month, which providesRead More

New York: Making energy affordable for low-income residents, reforming how utilities make money

New York: Making energy affordable for low-income residents, reforming how utilities make money

May 23, 2016 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

The New York State Public Service Commission has put in place the state’s first-ever Energy Affordability Policy, which will provide nearly two million low-income New Yorkers with $248 million in direct cost relief each year. The new policy will limit energy costs for low-income New Yorkers to no more thanRead More

NYPA partners with state university on PV, battery storage project

NYPA partners with state university on PV, battery storage project

May 11, 2016 at 8:19 am Comments are Disabled

The New York Power Authority and the State University of New York at New Paltz announced are partnering to build a cutting-edge, solar energy storage system on campus that will offset the school’s reliance on the grid. The system will provide solar generation and employ a hybrid power converter and backup generatorRead More

New York starts construction on first community solar project

New York starts construction on first community solar project

April 28, 2016 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

New York’s solar rise continues as the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), New York State Department of Public Service (DPS), EnterSolar and Clean Energy Collective (CEC) started construction on the first Shared Renewables community solar project in New York State. This project advances the goals ofRead More