View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter – data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. News
April 23, 2021

New York plans to build 20 renewable energy projects

The Government of New York has unveiled plans to build more than 20 renewable energy projects across the state this year.

By Umesh Ellichipuram

The Government of New York has unveiled plans to build more than 20 renewable energy projects across the state this year.

Free Report
img

Delve into the renewable energy prospects for Morocco

In its new low greenhouse gas (GHG) emission strategy to 2050, submitted to the United Nations (UN), the Ministry of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development (MEM) of Morocco suggested to raise the share of renewable capacity in the country’s total power installed capacity mix to 80%.   Morocco currently aims to increase the share of renewables in total power capacity to 52% by 2030. The new strategy plans to increase the share of renewable capacity to 70% by 2040 and 80% by 2050.  GlobalData’s expert analysis delves into the current state and potential growth of the renewable energy market in Morocco. We cover: 
  • The 2020 target compared to what was achieved 
  • The 2030 target and current progress 
  • Energy strategy to 2050 
  • Green hydrogen 
  • Predictions for the way forward  
Download the full report to align your strategies for success and get ahead of the competition.   
by GlobalData
Enter your details here to receive your free Report.

The projects include the first utility-scale solar project in upstate New York, which will enter its final construction phase.

Renewable energy projects are expected to create more than 2,000 jobs and attract almost $1.5bn in private investment.

The announcement was made by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on 22 April, marking Earth Day.

Cuomo said: “New York State’s economy faces huge challenges from both the Covid-19 pandemic and the ongoing climate crisis, and renewable energy has a vital role to play in our state’s ongoing convalescence and economic recovery.

“These large-scale renewable projects will foster much-needed investment and thousands of good-paying jobs across New York as we continue to rebuild the state’s economy with green energy.

“We’re strengthening our commitment to renewable energy by creating new private-public partnerships, which can accelerate the development of these critical resources to meet the unprecedented challenges posed by climate change.”

The projects will generate enough clean energy to power more than 320,000 New York homes and offset one million metric tons of carbon emissions a year.

The latest announcement is part of the state’s goal to source 70% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, as outlined in the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.

Cuomo also announced the launch of New York’s fifth annual solicitation, said to be the state’s largest land-based procurement to date, for large scale renewable projects.

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) president and CEO Doreen Harris said: “Governor Cuomo’s commitment to growing New York’s green economy is demonstrated by the state’s significant pipeline of large-scale renewable projects now entering construction, including this first upstate utility-scale solar project.

“This will help to power dozens of upstate communities with clean, renewable energy while bringing new jobs and economic benefits.”

Last April, the government passed legislation to speed up the siting and construction of large-scale clean energy projects, in an effort to help the sector recover from the Covid-19 outbreak and meet climate targets.

Related Companies

Free Report
img

Delve into the renewable energy prospects for Morocco

In its new low greenhouse gas (GHG) emission strategy to 2050, submitted to the United Nations (UN), the Ministry of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development (MEM) of Morocco suggested to raise the share of renewable capacity in the country’s total power installed capacity mix to 80%.   Morocco currently aims to increase the share of renewables in total power capacity to 52% by 2030. The new strategy plans to increase the share of renewable capacity to 70% by 2040 and 80% by 2050.  GlobalData’s expert analysis delves into the current state and potential growth of the renewable energy market in Morocco. We cover: 
  • The 2020 target compared to what was achieved 
  • The 2030 target and current progress 
  • Energy strategy to 2050 
  • Green hydrogen 
  • Predictions for the way forward  
Download the full report to align your strategies for success and get ahead of the competition.   
by GlobalData
Enter your details here to receive your free Report.

NEWSLETTER Sign up Tick the boxes of the newsletters you would like to receive. The top stories of the day delivered to you every weekday. A weekly roundup of the latest news and analysis, sent every Wednesday. The power industry's most comprehensive news and information delivered every month.
I consent to GlobalData UK Limited collecting my details provided via this form in accordance with the Privacy Policy
SUBSCRIBED

THANK YOU