The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, or NYSERDA, on Thursday announced the selection of 22 large-scale solar and energy storage projects it says will generate $2.7 billion in private investment and move the state closer to its goal of delivering 70% renewable energy by the end of the decade.
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced 20-year contracts for the expanded Mill Point Solar and Harvest Hills Solar Projects through the authority’s 2021 solicitation for large-scale renewables. The contract awards are separate from the previous awards received from NYSERDA’s 2020 solicitation and represent capacity expansions for the projects. The Mill Point Solar and Harvest Hills Solar Projects are among 22 large-scale solar projects (6 including energy storage) across upstate New York, totaling 2,408 MW of renewable capacity, to receive an award.
(recordernews.com) – GLEN — Solar developers eyeing the town as the next site of a large-scale project that would cover roughly 1,500 acres of rural land opened the state siting process this week.
The 250 megawatt Mill Point Solar Project proposed by ConnectGen was announced by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority in 2020 as one of 21 large-scale solar projects selected across the state to help meet New York’s goal of sourcing 70% of the state’s power from renewable energy sources. Read more…