"Six months ago, Governor Cuomo signed the nation's most aggressive climate legislation, promising that New York would 'lead the way forward' and 'set a new standard,'" said Conor Bambrick, director of climate policy for the environmental group Clean Water for Environmental Advocates of New York.
The multiphase Communications Backbone initiative, first announced in 2017, involves the installation of fiber optic cables and other communications systems connecting NYPA’s 16 power generating facilities and 1,400 miles of transmission infrastructure to its White Plains office and the Integrated Smart Operations Center.
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority signed a contract with Lincoln Park DG, a unit of GlidePath Power Solutions, to build a 20 MW storage project in the town of Ulster, replacing previously planned projects that would have used fossil fuels to generate power for the local community
The update further details and strengthens the escalation of requests and coordination of mutual assistance resources with the electric industry national mutual assistance programs, which bring resources throughout the United States to New York in the event of widespread electric outages.
Fairport, a community of around 2,370 households which already has 14 electric vehicles in its municipal fleet, was selected for the program due to its heightened interest in driving clean
Developed in partnership with the New York Power Authority, the JFK International Airport Solar Photovoltaic Project will generate about 13 MWs of onsite solar and about 7.5 MWs of battery storage, including a 6.1-MW community solar generation facility.