Green energy

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy says the state will invest $15 million into the Connecticut State Pier in New London. Malloy says the money, which must be approved by the State Bond Commission on Friday, would help spur economic development that could turn the city into a hub for the offshore wind industry.

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The state of Connecticut is expanding its “Solar for All” initiative.

It’s a public-private partnership between the Connecticut Green Bank and the Bridgeport-based company PosiGen Solar Solutions.

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Two of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s political opponents were at an Earth Day rally on climate change attended by hundreds at the State Capitol, where they said the governor’s energy policies are far from adequate.

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With the release of its master plan for offshore wind energy, New York State is doubling down on its commitment to renewable energy at a time when the Trump administration is moving to allow coastal drilling for oil and gas.

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On Long Island, the town of Brookhaven’s Planning Board has approved a controversial solar farm to be built in Mastic.