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Community Microgrids – A Tool for Adaptation or Mitigation?

This explainer is the third part of a series by Sara Harari and Nate Grady on how microgrids are being used to transform the electrical grid. As climate change becomes the new reality, policymakers must decide how to invest limited resources in advanced technology and infrastructure. At the heart of...

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Block Island Wind Farm

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A State Promises Clean Energy, but Consumers Still See Higher Costs

In a policy roadmap, New York State undertakes to give utilities and manufacturers every reason to build out clean energy networks. In the energy-buying experience, residents and businesses see few paths to renewable power. How can a state reach its zero-emission goals without first showing consumers lower prices and clearer...
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Long Island Boosts Credit Offered to Community Solar Developers

New York’s Long Island Power Authority upped the incentives offered to community solar projects in its territory, providing some concessions to solar developers but ultimately falling short of what the industry said it needed to provide the certainty to finance projects there.
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State Pollinator-Friendly Solar Initiatives

Seven states – Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, South Carolina, and Vermont – have enacted legislation to promote pollinator-friendly solar development. A new white paper by the Clean Energy States Alliance provides an overview of these state efforts and offers suggestions for what other states can do to promote solar while also creating or preserving healthy habitats for pollinators.

New York Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 6.50 / 8
Utilities:
Score 14.00 / 20
Transportation:
Score 8.50 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
84 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
47 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
29 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
87%

of people in New York support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2019.

(+4 of the national average)
(est. 13,412,934 of 15,471,048 adults)

last updated 7/01/2020

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