Post Tagged with: "New York"

Groups urge New York State for more low-income solar options

Groups urge New York State for more low-income solar options

July 2, 2018 at 8:11 am 0 comments

The Million Solar Strong Campaign, a movement of leading industry, environmental, clean energy and community organizations, was joined by Brooklyn Councilman Antonio Reynoso to urge New York State and Governor Cuomo to support more solar for low-income households. The group came together to tour one of the most successful localRead More

State funding paves way for solar plus storage system at New York college campus

State funding paves way for solar plus storage system at New York college campus

May 2, 2018 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

A solar energy and battery storage system was completed on The State University of New York at New Paltz campus. The battery storage unit will be used at times of high electric demand and during emergencies or power outages to support the college’s designated emergency shelter for the campus andRead More

New York to fund $1.4 billion in renewable energy (22 large-scale solar projects)

New York to fund $1.4 billion in renewable energy (22 large-scale solar projects)

March 12, 2018 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

New York has made it clear it wants nothing to do with Trump’s plans for the energy sector or the environment and has announced the next steps in its own forward-thinking agenda. It starts with aggressive pro-renewable energy plan that commits $1.4 billion to advance 26 large-scale projects across the state –Read More

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