Jump to navigation
Multimillion-dollar fines. Cap-and-trade for buildings. How will New York decarbonize its famous skyline?
The city’s biggest buildings would be forced to dramatically curb their carbon emissions by 2030 or face penalties under legislation heading for the mayor’s desk.
The solar industry was a major source of national employment in 2016, with the solar employment sector growing by over 20% in the past year.
Generation from utility-scale solar power plants is 31 times higher than it was a decade ago. Combined with distributed generation, solar now accounts for over 1 percent of US energy production.
New York electricity regulators released a white paper on rate making and utility business models to be considered as part of the state’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) initiative.