Posts marked "Solar"

On September 4, 2014, a coalition comprising local governments, businesses, and academic and non-profit organizations launched the Solarize Westchester initiative, with a goal of installing at least 400 new solar power systems in Westchester County over the next 18 months. Funded through the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (“NYSERDA”) NY-Sun Initiative, Solarize … Read Post

On April 24, 2014, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the commitment of almost $1 billion in additional funding to NY-Sun, New York’s primary public policy initiative to promote solar energy deployment in the state, over the next ten years. The goal of providing stable, long-term funding, Cuomo stated, is “attracting private sector investment, creating new … Read Post

Unlike in 2013, in his 2014 State of the State speech Governor Andrew Cuomo did not explicitly mention solar power. However, the 2014 State of the State Report, published in conjunction with the speech, indicates that solar power will remain a policy priority in the coming years. The report reiterates Governor Cuomo’s goal of “[e]ncouraging … Read Post