New York state will this year contract for 23 large-scale solar farms and one hydroelectric facility with a combined capacity of more than 2.2GW, as Governor Andrew Cuomo outlines efforts to spur on private investment in clean energy and drive job creation.
A new strategic plan putting the New York Power Authority (NYPA) on the path to 100% carbon-free electricity by 2035 - five years earlier than the target set out in the US state’s policy goals - has been approved by the state public power organisation’s Board of Trustees.
Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, has signed the rights to an approximately 110MW portfolio of solar projects located in Greene and Albany counties, New York, from Hecate Energy.
174 Power Global has acquired OnForce Solar, a New York-based commercial solar development firm and community solar business. With this acquisition, 174 Power will boost its profile in both the retail energy sector and C&I project development markets.
sPower and utility PSEG Long Island have completed a PV installation in Riverhead, New York. The project has an installed generation capacity of 20MW and will generate power for approximately 2,870 homes on a yearly basis.