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
Sending your fleet to deliver goods? You can make sure your vehicles are as fuel-efficient as possible. Use NYSERDA’s list of low- or no-cost tips to help you spend less money on fuel.
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Vehicle Fuel Saving Tips
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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Solar increased 320 percent on Long Island since 2012, making it the State’s largest residential solar market.
Sep. 28, 2016
New Rochelle, White Plains and Yonkers will compete to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the Green Cities Commuter Challenge.
Sep. 22, 2016
Erie County will identify opportunities to improve efficiencies and reduce waste in county buildings
Plan outlines strategic approach to responsibly develop offshore wind resources along New York's coast.
Sep. 15, 2016
State highlights availability of tax credits for solar projects, alternative fuels vehicle refueling property and electric vehicle recharging property.
Sep. 21, 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.
Clean energy is our future, and Long Island is leading the state in growing our clean tech economy and achieving our climate change goals
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.