Two years ago, when New York state announced the first round of winners in its annual renewable energy procurements, upstate wind farms were the star of the show — including one of the largest wind projects ever put forward east of the Mississippi River. Jump to today, and solar utterly dominated New York’s latest onshore renewables round, reflecting the general direction in which the U.S. power market is expected to move over the next few years. In its third annual land-based renewables round, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, or NYSERDA, selected 21 large-scale projects totaling 1.3 gigawatts to receive around $1 billion of state support. The projects will be built over the next few years.
GTM 19th March 2020 read more »