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Governor Cuomo Announces More Than 5,750 Electric Car Rebates Approved in First Year of Drive Clean

Consumers Use Rebates in Every County; Non-Polluting Cars Helping New York Reach its Charge NY Goals Supports Governor Cuomo's Ambitious Goal to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 40 Percent by 2030 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that more than 5,750 consumers have received rebates to buy electric cars in New York since the State's Drive Clean Rebate was launched one year ago. The initiative provides residents with a rebate of up to $2,000 for the purchase or lease of a new electric car from participating dealers. The rebate program supports Governor Cuomo's ambitious goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent by 2030. "New York continues to lead the nation in reducing our car

National Grid prices going up

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The New York Public Service Commission adopted a joint proposal by department staff, National Grid, and other parties. According to the commission, the decision establishes three-year electric and gas rate plans that limit the overall revenue increases in the first year to only $43 million or 1.7 percent for electric customers, and only $13 million or 2.4 percent for natural gas customers. Under the new rate plan, a typical residential customer using 600kWh of electricity month would see a typical bill increase of $2.22 or 2.9 percent in the first year starting in April 2018, $3.03 or 3.8 percent in the second year starting in April 2019, and $3.25 or 3.9 percent in t

The New, Green Pride of St. Patrick’s Cathedral Is Underground

Jeffrey Murphy, who led the team overseeing the restoration of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan, in the geothermal plant under the church campus. Credit James Estrin/The New York Times Above ground, a 7,855-pipe organ is one of the great splendors of St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Fifth Avenue, the luminous church that will be the heart of the action in New York on St. Patrick’s Day. But hidden below the cathedral’s floor, a new system of pipes just as intricate is a source of equal pride. A year ago, as part of its nearly $200 million renovation, St. Patrick’s Cathedral launched a state-of-the-art geothermal heating and cooling system to replace its system of steam radiators and 1960s-era a

Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of Largest Community Solar Project in New York State

More Than 350 Households and Small Businesses to Benefit from Sullivan County's 2.7 Megawatt Solar Array Project Supports Governor Cuomo's Mandate of 50 Percent of Electricity to Come from Renewable Energy by 2030 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of the state's largest community solar project which will result in reduced energy bills for more than 350 households and small businesses. The 2.7-megawatt solar array, located in Sullivan County, is critical to supporting Governor Cuomo's mandate for half of all electricity consumed to come from renewable energy sources by 2030. "An investment in renewable energy is an investment in the future and sustainability of New

Governor Cuomo Announces Formal Request for New York Exclusion from Federal Offshore Drilling Progra

Announces $1.4 Billion in Awards for 26 Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects, the Largest Single Commitment to Renewable Energy by a State in U.S. History Projects Will Create 3,000 Quality Jobs and Spur Over $3 Billion in Direct Investment New York State Forging Ahead Despite Federal Assault on Clean Energy Jobs and Climate Action Actions Advance Governor's Nation-Leading Offshore Wind Master Plan - Committed to Protecting New York's Waters, Reducing Greenhouse Gases and Fighting Climate Change Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, joined by Vice President Al Gore, today announced that New York has formally requested an exclusion from the new five-year National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leas

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