Siting Renewable Energy in New York

July 23, 2018

We are seeking sponsorships to support an exciting new potential program. With enough support, we will convene key stakeholders for a series of roundtable discussions in Westchester, the Capital Region, Long Island, Hudson Valley, and Buffalo/Niagara on overcoming the barriers to siting renewable energy in New York. View our sponsorship package here, and please share with others. Reach out to Angela at ahotaling@nylcv.org with questions.

Siting renewable energy projects in New York State is moving slower than in many other parts of the country. Outdated zoning laws and building codes, a long and arduous state-level siting process, and local opposition all contribute to the slow pace at which New York is transitioning to solar and wind energy. That’s why we’re working with partners on a new program to break down these barriers and advance clean energy.

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