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New York has an abundance of wind and solar resources that can lead to local jobs, economic growth, and a cleaner environment. Photo by Barn Images via Flickr Creative Commons

New York Governor Points to Offshore Wind Power

1/14/2016 // By Amber Hewett

New York has some of the greatest offshore wind power potential in the world. The Obama Administration continues to make federal Wind Energy Areas available for development all along the Atlantic Coast, and recently announced New York as top priority. It …

Across the Atlantic, offshore wind has been advancing for more than 20 years... it's time for the US to catch up! (photo: London Array)

Energy Announcement on Long Island Indicates We Have a Long Way to Go

12/18/2014 // By Amber Hewett

A long-awaited clean energy announcement on Long Island yesterday missed a major opportunity finally bring New York’s massive offshore wind power resource online. The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) committed to purchasing 122 megawatts (MW) of solar energy for New York. While …

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Sandy’s Mandate: Time to Get Serious About Clean Energy

11/28/2012 // By Catherine Bowes

In the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, it is more important than ever for Americans to rethink our energy choices. Devastating extreme weather events are becoming far too common, with tragic consequences being felt along the coastlines of New York and …

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