Posts Tagged ‘York’

New York a leader in wind energy, feds say

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Official Pledges ‘No Quarter’ In Fight Against Wind Turbines In New York

An upstate New York local official has promised “no quarter” in his town's battle against a planned wind power farm that has Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's support. Yates town councilman John Riggi opposes Apex Clean Energy's plan to build a 200-megawatt wind turbine project over the objections of local officials and a majority of voters. […]

Nation’s largest offshore wind farm coming to New York

While the U.S. lags behind other developed countries when it comes to wind power, it's making strides to catch up. Last week, the Long Island Power Authority gave the green light to building New York's first commercial offshore wind farm. View full post on Wind Power News

In New York, Wind And Solar Get Double Their Value In Subsidies

New York state is paying 11 large wind and solar power projects two times more in subsidies than the projects actually generate in electricity. New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the $360 million in spending over the weekend, but didn't reveal the precise amount of funding for each project. View full post on Wind […]

New York wind farm part of larger offshore energy ambitions

A New York utility plans to construct a wind farm off eastern Long Island that would be the nation's largest offshore wind energy project, three times larger than one due to go online this year off Rhode Island. A New York utility plans to approve a wind farm off eastern Long Island that it says […]

125 Square Miles off New York Coast Dedicated for Wind Power

Federal officials on Wednesday dedicated more than 125 square miles in the waters off the coast of Long Island for the development of commercial wind energy, pushing forward a renewable energy proposal initially created by New York utilities. “Today’s milestone marks another important step in the president’s strategy to tap clean, renewable energy from the […]

Green Blog: New York Maps Viable Offshore Wind Power

A new study mapping out habitats in and around the waters off New York was released on Tuesday, bringing the state a step closer to determining the potential for wind energy projects offshore. View full post on Wind Power News