26 Sep '16, 1pm

NYC targets 100MWh energy storage by 2020; ramps up solar activity

NYC targets 100MWh energy storage by 2020; ramps up solar activity

New York City will issue permits for more than 3,000 solar panel installations this year, bringing the citywide total to over 8,000 in 2016. Flickr: Glenn Wedin New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has set new targets for both energy storage and solar capacity in the city, of 100MWh of energy storage by 2020 and 1GW of solar capacity by 2030. New York City will issue permits for more than 3,000 solar panel installations this year, bringing the citywide total to over 8,000 in 2016, up from 1,819 installations at the end of the start of the de Blasio administration in late 2013. The city is on track to hit its 2025 target of 100MW of solar power on public buildings and 250MW on private buildings, it said. New York City has committed to an 80% reduction in its greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Solar capacity has nearly quadrupled to 96MW on de Blasio’s watch, he said, from 25MW...

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