New York State Solar (NYSS) this week announced the launch of its Sayville office, the organization’s first in Suffolk County.
As we look to expand our reach to help New York become economically and environmentally sustainable, here are some highlights of the week in solar…
Mike Scott of Forbes looks at the continued ascent of the solar industry in 2017 with highlights of a burgeoning industry despite President Donald Trump’s pro-fossil fuel agenda…
- Worldwide solar investment rose 18 percent to $160.8 billion, driven by Chinese investment.
- Solar power in 2017 made up 57 percent of renewable energy sources.
- A record-setting 157 gigawatts of solar energy was commissioned.
TechnologyReview examines President Donald Trump’s solar tariffs and its impact on job creation.
The piece cites a report that shows solar job creation can increase by ‘around 13,000,’ this year as the tariffs were less than originally feared and developers ‘hoarded’ imported panels in preparation.
Emily Nonko of NextCity looks at Brooklyn SolarWorks’ effort to bring solar to affordable housing in Brooklyn.
States make independent stands to help subsidize the American solar industry.
The decision to go solar is both an economic and environmental investment.
New York State’s Clean Energy Initiative requires the state run on 50 percent clean and renewable energy by 2030.
NY – Sun was created to support this measure.
NY – Sun is a New York taxpayer benefit program that allows qualifying homeowners to make the easy switch to solar energy.
Click here to see if your house can qualify for NY-Sun and begin your quest for energy independence today.Read More
NY State Solar Opens Second Office in Sayville, New York
NY State Solar (NYSS) last week announced the opening of its Sayville office, the company’s first in Suffolk County, as the solar organization looks to further its mission of helping New York become economically and environmentally self-sustainable.
“As someone who has lived on the Island for 30 years, it is with great esteem I work toward making our home more sustainable for both people and planet alike. High tide has come and it is time to step up and live responsibly. With the shining combination of social responsibility and renewable energy, we can care for both the finite and infinite resources of our unique niche of New York State and keep Long Island feeling like home the way it did when I was a kid.” says NY State Solar human resources manager Melissa Czerniawski.
NY State Solar is a private organization dedicated to the facilitation of NY – Sun. NY – Sun is a historic $1 billion taxpayer incentive program that allows New York homeowners to make the transition to solar energy.
The company was established in late-2015 and services both commercial and residential projects. Its enthusiastic and upbeat outreach team scouts Long Island neighborhoods for solar-ready roofs to help homeowners take advantage of the incentives available to them.
“NY State Solar truly values the homeowner and works to make a confusing process accessible and straightforward.” says digital marketing manager Josh Chapdelaine. “The company is second-to-none in helping people understand all aspects of the decision-making process without cutting any corners.”
NY State Solar will additionally provide jobs to Suffolk residents looking to get a start — or continue their work in — the solar industry.