New York state is on track to close its last remaining coal-fired power plants by the end of 2020 after adopting final regulations that require state power plants to meet new, stricter CO2 emissions limits.
New York Stories May 10
New York Stories May 8
Mack Trucks has introduced its Mack LR all-electric refuse truck, which it plans to test on the streets of New York City in 2020.
New York Stories May 1
A group of New York legislators are grouping together a number of recently proposed bills into one initiative which aims to expand electric vehicle ownership in the state, through exemptions for state sales tax and registration fees on EV purchases.
New York Stories April 25
In today’s EGEB:
- A new type of silicon could be a boon to solar power.
- Rhode Island gets funding for offshore wind education.
- New York announces its third solicitation for large-scale renewable projects.
- A US furniture chain invests in rooftop solar.
New York Stories April 24
In today’s EGEB:
- A solar farm in Argentina demonstrates the dominance of Chinese solar.
- NYC’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority announces a rooftop solar initiative.
- Tanzania aims to ramp up renewable energy in a big way.
- Johns Hopkins will fulfill about two-thirds of its electricity needs through solar power.
New York Stories April 19
A settlement the New York Attorney General’s Office reached with American Electric Power is funding the use of nine all-electric delivery trucks for New York City nonprofit organizations.
New York City Council adopted a bill Thursday that will require buildings of a certain size to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and it’s being touted as the first of its kind.
New York Stories February 18
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Today in EGEB, Maine’s governor signifies the state is open for business when it comes to wind power. A number of developers are vying for a New York offshore wind project. And a recent poll shows Arizonans overwhelmingly support renewable energy.
New York Stories January 3, 2018
On January 3rd, New York governor Andrew Cuomo delivered a state energy storage target of 1500MW via the private market by 2025 and has put up $260 million in state money to help drive the investment.
In the annual “State of the State” address, varying proposals – from combating MS-13, to cleaning up the Hudson River, to expanding clean energy jobs – were delivered to start the new year. The energy storage target delivered seems to be an extension or culmination of prior state legislation requiring targets be set.
New York Stories September 20, 2017
New York City announced a significant new electric car charging program today that will bring 50 fast-charging stations across all 5 boroughs.
The deployment of new stations will start next year and extend through 2020. expand full story