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America's renewable energy set to surpass coal for the first month ever

America's clean energy revolution is on the verge of a tipping point. The renewable energy sector is projected to generate more electricity than coal during the month of April, according to a recent report published by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis. That's never happened before. Coal, long the king of the power sector, has already been dethroned by natural gas, a much cleaner burning fossil fuel. Now, coal is facing intensifying pressure from wind and solar power. "Five years ago this never would have been close to happening," Dennis Wamstead, research analyst at IEEFA, said in an interview. "The transition that's going on in the electric sector in the United Stat

DURING EARTH WEEK, GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES $280 MILLION AVAILABLE FOR ENERGY STORAGE PROJECTS TO CO

Funding is Part of $400 Million Commitment to Achieve New York's Nation-Leading 3,000-Megawatt Storage Target Supports Governor Cuomo's Green New Deal - a Clean Energy and Jobs Agenda Putting New York on a Path to Carbon Neutrality Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that $280 million of support is available for energy storage projects to accelerate growth within the industry and drive down energy storage deployment costs to build a sustainable and affordable market. This funding, announced during Earth Week, is part of a $400 million investment to achieve New York's nation-leading energy storage deployment target of 3,000 megawatts by 2030, and supports Governor Cuomo's Green New De

Governor Cuomo Announces Record Number of Electric Vehicle Sales With 63 Percent Increase In 2018

New State Analysis Shows Electric Vehicles Could Deliver as Much as $5 Billion in Societal Benefits by 2030 New Fast Charger Hub at JFK Airport to Serve EV Drivers, Ride Sharing Vehicles, Buses and State Fleets is the Largest Non-Tesla Fast-Charging Hub in U.S. Supports Governor Cuomo's Green New Deal - A Nation-Leading Clean Energy and Jobs Agenda That Puts New York on a Path to Carbon Neutrality Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced New Yorkers are buying electric vehicles at a record pace, with sales increasing by 63 percent in 2018. The number of electric vehicles on the road jumped to 36,854 in 2018, up from 24,551 in 2017. A new report also released today provides a new cost-benefit

County Executive Ryan McMahon Announces Onondaga County to Take Part in Solar for All Program

Program reduces the energy burden of low-income households Syracuse, N.Y. – County Executive, J. Ryan McMahon, II announced that Onondaga County will take part in Solar for All, a New York program that helps reduce the energy burden of low-income households. Onondaga County is leading the effort through the state’s Solar for All program to encourage income-eligible residents to apply to receive a no cost community solar subscription that will help lower their energy costs. This program is available in the Towns of Elbridge, Marcellus, Spafford and parts of Van Buren. County Executive McMahon said, “In order to be economically competitive, our community must be able to provide reliable power

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