Nexamp a solar developer has just completed its 2.6 megawatt solar project which is located in Seneca New York. 1 megawatt will be allotted to NYSEG utility territory, where it will be used to provide a no cost solar subscription. This project was one the nine projects that where awarded contracts last year during the states first round of "Solar for All".
This project is helping to progress Governor Cuomo Green new deal. This deal hopes to have 70% of New York's electricity to come from renewable sources by the year 2030. It also is helping "Finger Lakes Forward" which is a plan to help stimulate and grow the regions economy and further develop the community.
Alicia Barton, president and CEO, NYSERDA said the following “As New York builds on its aggressive efforts to combat climate change under Governor Cuomo’s leadership, NYSERDA is proud to be advancing the Solar for All program to make sure our most underserved homeowners and renters have greater access to renewable energy sources like solar. Nexamp and other Solar for All developers continue to make solar a reality for more New Yorkers."
Solar for All was created to provide no cost solar for up to 10,000 low income house owners and renters. This is all to help support New York's commitment to making renewable energy like solar more accessible to all New Yorkers. Solar for All offers low income house holds the opportunity to subscribe to solar with zero upfront costs as well as zero participation fees. If you would like to check your eligibility head over to www.nyserda.ny.gov/solarforall. And if your are not eligible you can subscribe through Nexamp directly at www.solarforny.com.
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