New programme to help retain New York’s renewable energy resources

Proposals are being sought from existing privately-owned hydropower and onshore wind generators that entered commercial operation before 1st January 2015

Drones to locate abandoned oil and gas wells in New York

The wells release methane, which is many times more potent than carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas and is second only to CO2 in its overall contribution to climate change

New York and National Grid team up for home energy savings pilot

The new performance-based model is expected to deliver additional energy and bill savings of 10% to 30% for customers

New York initiative to train workers to install green building technologies

The Career Pathway Training Partnerships programme will prioritise the state’s most underserved populations, including low-income New Yorkers and those living in disadvantaged communities

New York unveils $6m co-investment fund to support emerging clean energy firms

Financing is being made available for green companies seeking to match investments from investors

New York State announces $5.5m for offshore data collection

The money will be used to fund geophysical and geotechnical data collection, in order to support offshore wind development

New York State smashes 2GW solar milestone

The New York Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced the milestone, noting it underscores the region’s position as ‘one of the fastest-growing distributed solar markets in the nation’

NYSERDA approves 20MW storage project in Ulster, US

The facility, which will help balance the local grid, will replace planned fossil fuel projects when it is completed in early 2021

New collaboration targets clean energy in New York academic institutions

The New York Energy Research and Development Authority and the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities have joined forces for the initiative

New York backs tech that cuts installation time for ground-source heat pumps

Dandelion Energy claims its Sonic Drill Suite technology reduces the time it takes to install geothermal systems from up to one week to one day

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