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Governor Cuomo Awards $54 Million to Fund Large Solar Power Projects Across the State

NY-Sun Initiative Will Fund 79 New Projects that will add 64 Megawatts of Solar Capacity in New York State

Wednesday, Jul 10 2013

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that $54 million has been awarded under his NY-Sun initiative for 79 large-scale solar energy projects across the state. The new projects will add 64 megawatts to the state’s solar capacity.

“With these major investments through the NY-Sun initiative, New York State is leading the nation in solar energy generation, addressing climate change and growing our clean energy economy,” Governor Cuomo said. “Not only will these projects benefit our environment by reducing dependence on fossil fuels and using renewable energy, but they are also creating well-paying jobs for New Yorkers. These are necessary investments for a bright future in our state.”