New York State advances bill to prohibit offshore drilling

It aims to be excluded from the Trump administration’s plan to expand offshore drilling in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans

Big Apple offers $3.5m for EV innovation

The State of New York has announced $3.5 million (£2.6m) of funding to accelerate electric vehicle (EV) use. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo is seeking proposals to develop innovative strategies to expand the market, reduce the cost of installing and operating charging stations and use EVs to provide grid resiliency. The move supports his aim to […]

“Historic” pledge to solar from New York chief

The Governor of New York State has pledge nearly $1 billion (£600m) to a sun power project to boost the state’s solar industry. Called NY-Sun, it’s meant to speed up the process of solar becoming subsidy-free by giving more long-term certainty. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo said: “By providing long-term funding certainty, the state is attracting […]

New York university could slash $700k from energy bill

An American state university in New York plans to slash its energy bill by $704,000 (£475k) and cut down on more than 4,100 tons of greenhouse gas emissions a year. New projects at the State University of New York at Albany (UAlbany) fall in line with State Governor Cuomo’s bid to boost energy efficiency in […]