New 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.