Wednesday, March 7, 2012

5000 Megawatts in New York?

I'm hoping a lot of this can be community solar and solar gardens. I know our allies have been working very hard on this!



Unlike surrounding states, New York does not currently have a binding, long-term megawatt goal for solar energy, thus compelling the market to pursue opportunities elsewhere, according to the coalition. The group - which includes representatives from the Alliance for Clean Energy New York, the NY Solar Energy Industries Association, Vote Solar and other organizations - says the Solar Jobs Act currently has bipartisan support in both the State Assembly and Senate.

The legislation would call for the development of 5,000 MW of solar energy by 2026 and create tens of thousands of new jobs, according to a legislative summary. 

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Joy Hughes, Founder, Solar Gardens Institute
CEO, Solar Panel Hosting LLC
(719)207-3097 direct

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