USA: state of New York

Renewable energy in the state of New YorkNew York is a state in the northeastern part of the USA at the coast of the Atlantic ocean with the capital in the city of Albany. The five most populous cities in the state are the New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, Yonkers, and Syracuse.

New York’s renewable energy policy

According to the state’s legislation, including the 2015 New York State Energy Plan (see below), energy from renewable resources must total about 50% of New York’s energy mix by 2030.

New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation, DEC / NYDEC

New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation is the state’s environmental protection and renewables regulator.

2015 New York State Energy Plan

In 2015, as a result of a lengthy discussion, the government of the state of New York released the ambitious State Energy Plan.

          Useful links

          The official site of New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation