“What we saw in Paris was unprecedented business support for action on climate change. That support has only grown the past four months,” E2′s Bob Keefe said upon the opening of a signing ceremony for the landmark climate accord reached in Paris last December.
The federal government has designated an offshore area less than 20 miles southeast of Brooklyn to lease to companies operating the wind turbines. “Scaling up well-sited offshore wind energy development isn’t just good for our environment – it also expands the economy and creates good jobs for New Yorkers,” said E2′s Bob Keefe.
As the 2016 legislative session gets underway, the leaders of the state Legislature’s energy committees remain focused primarily on monitoring the rollout of the Cuomo administration’s ambitious clean energy plan.