New York Stories May 10

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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New York Stories February 18

Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial, and political review/analysis of important green energy news.

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.

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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.

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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.

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