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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

$30 million provided for large-scale solar projects

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the State Public Service Commission (PSC) have awarded $30 million to help Westchester and New York City facilities fund large-scale solar power projects.  The funding comes from the first round of the Customer-Sited Tier Regional Program, which will provide solar installers, solar developers and real estate owners with a total of $150 million over five years to for large solar photovoltaic and renewable biogas fueled electric generation projects.  The program provides businesses with as much as 50% of the total cost for projects up to $3 million.

Alteris Alteris Renewables, Inc., altPOWER, Bright Power, ConEdison Solutions, Inc., Earthkind Energy, Inc., Martifer Solar USA, OnForce Solar, Inc., Ross Solar Group, LLC, SolarCIty, Solar Energy Systems, LLC, Solartech Renewables, SunEdison, and SUNation Solar, Inc., SunRay Power and MS Harrison LLC received funding.  The funding is expected to greatly increase the self-sufficiency of large department stores,  apartment complexes and postal service distribution centers.

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