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US Offshore Wind Is Off To The Races (At Last!)

January 24th, 2021 | by NRDC

By the end of 2021, the Biden administration will likely have approved two projects and be in the process of reviewing up to a dozen more on the eastern seaboard, stretching from North Carolina to Massachusetts


Governor Cuomo Announces New Competitive Program To Retain New York’s Existing Renewable Energy Resources

January 22nd, 2021 | by Guest Contributor

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of a new large-scale renewable energy procurement program, known as Competitive Tier 2, which will retain New York's existing renewable energy resources, promote lower statewide carbon emissions, and help support the state's economic recovery by increasing in-state competition and reducing energy costs


Solar & Wind Producers Back Tesla’s Direct Sales Push In New York

January 13th, 2021 | by Johnna Crider

In New York, traditional auto dealers have been fighting against both Tesla and other automakers from allowing their customers to buy directly from them. It's a tale as old as the EV movement — the dealerships don't want Tesla or other automakers to sell directly to their customers


2020: Watt a Year for Building Electrification!

December 19th, 2020 | by Rocky Mountain Institute

While 2020 brought a host of challenges to the country, many states and cities still forged ahead with actions to address the climate impacts of a stubborn sector: buildings. Across the United States, local leaders are acknowledging the climate, economic, and health impacts of burning fossil fuels in buildings and accelerating the transition to modern, clean electric appliances


Top 10 States For Renewable Energy, & Their Renewable Energy Splits

November 28th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

The U.S. Energy Information Administration recently published a special short profile on New York's renewable energy leadership and split. What I found particularly interesting in the piece, though, was the variation in renewable energy splits in the different top states


Cracking the Code on Recycling Energy Storage Batteries

November 2nd, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

This is one of four blogs in a series examining current challenges and opportunities for recycling of clean energy technologies. Please see the introductory post, as well as other entries on solar panels and wind turbines


3 Tidal Turbines
 Pop Into New York City’s East River

October 28th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Marine energy company Verdant Power has plopped three tidal power turbines into New York City's East River on one array. This is called the Roosevelt Island Tidal Energy (RITE) Project, and it is indeed the first US-licensed tidal power project


Tesla Gallery & Service Center Growth — Small & Big-Picture Views

October 18th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

The Tesla Owners Club of New York State (TOCNYS) landed a victory during the late hours of October 14th. A Special Use Permit (SUP) was granted at the Tesla Henrietta location, providing ability to become a gallery. This will allow Tesla to show potential customers its products at the location for both test drives and educational purposes


New York Pathways To Bus & Truck Electrification

October 10th, 2020 | by NRDC

To achieve New York’s ambitious climate and clean energy goals outlined in the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), New York needs to aggressively reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector — the largest source of emissions in the state


Niagara Falls’ Maid Of The Mist Goes Pure Electric

October 10th, 2020 | by Jo Borrás

The Maid herself has seen some changes over the 160-odd years it's been in service, but the biggest change so far comes by way of ABB and the New York Power Authority, which have teamed up to deliver two brand-new, all-electric ferry boats to the iconic falls



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