Offshore wind is critical to achieving New York's Clean Energy Standard to secure 50% of the State's electricity from renewable sources by 2030. To advance offshore wind, NYSERDA will undertake stakeholder outreach and studies to help reduce costs and risks for consumers, developers, the environment, local communities, and maritime industries. New York is committed to responsibly and cost effectively developing offshore wind.
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It starts with the actions that individual communities take to create better places to work and live. The Clean Energy Communities Program recognizes and rewards village, town, city, and county governments in New York State for reducing greenhouse gases and implementing clean energy. This program provides tools, resources, and technical assistance to help local governments implement clean energy actions that can save taxpayer dollars, create jobs, and improve the environment.
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Clean Energy Communities Program
The State’s first-ever clean energy mandate will fight climate change, reduce harmful air pollution, and generate 50% of the State’s electricity from renewable sources such as wind and solar by 2030, while ensuring a reliable and affordable energy supply.
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Governor Cuomo Announces Establishment of Clean Energy Standard that Mandates 50 Percent Renewables by 2030
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The six winning companies of the 76West Clean Energy Competition are developing innovative technologies that will advance New York’s energy goals. The second round of the 76West clean energy business competition opens on Dec. 1.
Nov. 30, 2016
NYSERDA submits documents and bid deposit to participate in December 15 BOEM auction of 79,350-acre Wind Energy Area 12 miles off Long Island.
Comments sought on plan to use an innovative approach to obtain data as the State continues its leadership role in offshore wind development.
Nov. 18, 2016
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State has secured international certification of nearly $100 million in new "Green Bonds" to drive the development of housing that has a positive impact on the environment and climate.
Nov. 29, 2016
County completes high-impact clean energy action items to reduce energy consumption, cut costs and drive clean energy efforts.
Nov. 15, 2016
Promotes installation of clean, efficient, and commercially available combined heat and power (CHP) systems.
Provides incentives and financing to make solar-generated electricity accessible and affordable for all New York State homeowners, renters, and businesses. Using solar can help lower energy costs compared to using conventionally generated electricity. Additional program components include training for installers and public officials, standardized permitting processes, and consumer education.
Offers homeowners in New York State a comprehensive, whole-house approach to improving energy efficiency and home comfort while saving money.
Supports the installation of high-efficiency, low emission wood heating technology for residential, municipal, and commercial buildings. These advanced technology heating systems enable consumers to use local wood pellets and cordwood as fuel in a cleaner way. Technologies include stoves and pellet and cordwood boilers with thermal storage, many of which are made right here in New York State.
“By attracting some of the brightest and most innovative entrepreneurs to the Southern Tier, 76West is spurring economic growth throughout the region while advancing New York’s clean energy economy,” Governor Cuomo said
NYSERDA offers objective information and analysis, innovative programs, technical expertise, and support to help New Yorkers increase energy efficiency, save money, use renewable energy, and reduce reliance on fossil fuels. A public benefit corporation, NYSERDA has been advancing energy solutions and working to protect the environment since 1975.