Post Tagged with: "New York"

New York utilities seek demand charges in REV mass market rate design proposals

New York utilities seek demand charges in REV mass market rate design proposals

September 14, 2018 at 8:54 am 1 comment

New York is at an important juncture in its Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) development as a working group is currently assessing proposals for mass market rate design, two of which include demand charges. Considering the whole point of REV is to build toward a distributed future, this raised ourRead More

New York adds $15 million to clean energy workforce funding (here’s where it’s going)

New York adds $15 million to clean energy workforce funding (here’s where it’s going)

September 5, 2018 at 8:17 am 0 comments

It can’t be said enough: the solar industry and the clean energy economy means jobs. For a state like New York that has big forward-thinking plans, that means prepping a workforce for this new world, which is why the state has approved $15 million in new funding for clean energyRead More

New York creates toolkit to guide solar development of brownfields, landfills

New York creates toolkit to guide solar development of brownfields, landfills

August 22, 2018 at 3:25 pm 0 comments

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority released a new tool kit to provide guidance and resources for communities seeking to develop solar projects on underutilized properties such as landfills and brownfields. This new Municipal Solar Procurement Toolkit supports recent revisions to the NY-Sun Megawatt Block Program which providesRead More

New York issues RFP for 1.4-MW solar project at Javits Convention Center

New York issues RFP for 1.4-MW solar project at Javits Convention Center

August 20, 2018 at 10:04 am 0 comments

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo is calling for developers to submit proposals for a 1.4-MW solar project on the rooftop and sidewalk of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan. The solar power generation will offset the building’s electric load and directly support the Governor’s Reforming the EnergyRead More

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 Comments are Disabled

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