You might recall from our August newsletter that there had been more than 900 applications to build community solar projects across New York state. Believe it or not, the latest report from the New York’s Department of Public Service shows that the number has increased by more than 50%, to nearly 1,400 projects in the queue. Working through all these applications is a tremendous amount of work for state authorities, which has slowed the process of getting them constructed – but two are now up and on the grid!
The goals of NY Renews are as simple as they are ambitious: we want New York State to lead the country in the fight for climate justice, and we’ve brought together an all-star team to make it happen.
When you think about Staten Island what do you think about? Mob wives? Pizza? Landfill? How about sustainability?
Judaism has a concept called tikkun olam- roughly translated as repairing the world. A large part of our mission is informed by living up to this.