NY-Sun Initiative in for a Major Expansion

New York Governor Andrew M Cuomo, at his 2013 State of the State address, proposed a major expansion of the successful NY-Sun program, announcing $150 million in annual funding through 2023.  The expansion intends to steer progress in the solar power industry by making solar installations for homes and businesses more affordable.  The proposal, part...

Cuomo Announces New Plan to Boost New York’s PEV Charging Infrastructure

As part of state goals to further a clean tech economy, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the Charge NY Plan, a new initiative intended to create a comprehensive charging network for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) in New York.  The proposal calls for a $50 million investment spread over five years, as part of...

NY Governor Cuomo Proposes Tougher RGGI Carbon Cap

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, in his State of the State address, proposed a tougher carbon cap for states covered under the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) cap-and-trade program.  The proposal underscores RGGI’s opportunity for achieving even greater emissions reductions in future years, as its current carbon cap remains significantly higher than actual emissions produced in...