Originally published on CleanTechnica by Joshua S Hill New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced last week, in the same speech where he pledged to back offshore wind, to award $360 million in funding to 11 separate large-scale renewable energy projects. Last week we reported on Governor Cuomo’s State of the State speech, in which he […]
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The state of New York is pumping $750,000,000 into the construction of the SolarCity Gigafactory in Buffalo. The factory will create much needed jobs in the area and produce 10,000 solar panels a day.
The state of New York provides a handful of solar power incentives, depending on where the solar power system is to be installed. For example, if it is to be located in the Con Edison service area, the incentive for a residential system would be between 20¢ and $1 per watt. So, if your home solar power system […]
Low- to mid-income New York residents will find it a bit easier, financially-speaking, to get a home solar power system, thanks to the launch of a new program from NY-Sun called, aptly enough Affordable Solar. This program will effectively double the incentives for solar installations on homes owned by low- to moderate-income New Yorkers in […]
Adding to the distributed energy/net metering debate involving utilities and solar panel owners, New York State for now has lifted the cap on net metering. pv-magazine reported last week that New York regulators have suspended the existing cap on the state’s net metering program. This suspension will remain in effect until a new valuation is concluded […]
SolarCity, America’s number one solar provider, is set to hire 500 new employees on October 21, during an all-day hiring event. SolarCity has been growing its footprint across the US for several years now, rolling out a bevy of new programs and offerings for consumers across the country. In late September, the residential solar provider […]
ConEdison and SunPower announced in late July that they intend to team up to offer New York State solar leasing opportunities. ConEdison Solutions — one of America’s largest energy services companies — and SunPower — a leading solar technology and services provider in the US, and slowly moving globally — intend to offer New York […]
The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative cap and trade program has reduced carbon emission, added $1.3 billion in new economic activity and saved millions.
Solar power costs have come down so much in recent years that going solar is a no-brainer money-maker for millions of people. That increasingly includes low- and moderate-income people as well as rich people. Affordable solar power seems as abundant and as popular as ice cream these days. However, there’s no denying it: rich people have […]
Promoting solar adoption in New York State, EnergySage has launched a local solar energy marketplace. Presenting consumers with unbiased facts, the new local solar marketplace will facilitate comparison shopping when researching financing options and installers, and hunting for the lowest price quotes. Consumers using EnergySage local solar marketplace services have been shown to adopt solar […]