Governor Cuomo proposed the largest offshore wind commitment in the nation: up to 2.4 GW by 2030, enough to power 1.25 million homes in the State. Offshore wind is critical to meeting the Clean Energy Standard. Developing it cost-effectively and responsibly will benefit all New Yorkers, build robust infrastructure, and create new jobs. NYSERDA will work with coastal communities and the fishing and maritime industries to identify new sites to be included in New York’s Offshore Wind Master Plan and develop existing ones.
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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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Governor Cuomo said. “We will continue to make green investments that will encourage the use of clean, affordable energy to reduce our carbon footprint and support sustainable communities throughout the state.”
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.