Through the NY-Sun Initiative — a programme which aims to co-ordinate a well-funded solar energy expansion plan — US$107 million will be injected into the NY-Sun Competitive PV Program to facilitate the development of large-scale PV systems throughout New York, US, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced.
The NY-Sun Competitive PV Program is a newly established programme administered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). It invites proposals for the installation of large-scale PV systems which generate a capacity of 50kW or more for businesses, factories, municipal buildings and other larger commercial and industrial customers throughout the city.
Specifically, the investment will focus on PV projects in New York City and upstate New York. A previous two-year-old programme had focused solely on large-scale PV systems for the commercial, industrial and municipal sectors exclusively in New York City, Westchester County and the lower Hudson Valley...