Green energy

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New York has requested proposals to expand its wind and solar power capacity by 4,000 megawatts. That’s the largest renewable energy solicitation in the U.S.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced plans for new $20 million offshore wind training programs at Stony Brook University and SUNY Farmingdale. 

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New England commercial fishermen have one of the most dangerous jobs in the country. Now, they’re worried new offshore wind farms will make things worse. Construction is set to begin this year on the country’s first large scale offshore wind project. Most of the attention has focused on jobs and the economy, but the fishermen say they’re also worried about safety.

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Environmental groups are appealing a U.S. District Court decision that said Connecticut did nothing wrong by taking $145 million from a renewable energy fund, which the state used to help balance the budget in 2017.

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The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has released its annual State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

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