Joint Statement: LIPA’s Planned Adoption of Shared Renewable Energy Program

January 19, 2016 - For Immediate Release

Contact: Gordian Raacke 516-313-6611 (m) -  [email protected]

Joint Statement of Support for

LIPA’s Planned Adoption of Shared Renewable Energy Program

aka “Community Distributed Generation Net Meter Program”

 [Long Island, NY, January 19, 2016] A diverse group of organizations representing environmental groups, environmental and social justice groups, public health organizations, community groups, municipalities and clean energy companies, came together today to support plans by the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) to continue to grow and expand access to renewable energy on Long Island and to move Governor Cuomo’s Reforming the Energy Vision forward.

 LIPA has proposed to implement -- through a tariff change -- a shared renewable energy program (“Community Distributed Generation Net Meter Program”) that will significantly expand renewable energy opportunities on Long Island and conforms with NYS Public Service Commission direction to investor-owned utilities in the rest of the state.

 

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Long Island Assembly Members, Community, Conservation Leaders Call on Gov. Cuomo, LIPA to Commit to Offshore Wind

Gordian Raacke of Renewable Energy Long Island speaks at the Rally for Renewables

Gordian Raacke of Renewable Energy Long Island speaks at the Rally for Renewables on October 30, 2014


 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 30, 2014

Contact: Kim Teplitzky,267-307-4707[email protected]

 

Long Island Assembly Members, Community, Conservation Leaders Call on Gov. Cuomo, LIPA to Commit to Offshore Wind

Assembly Delegation letter & 20,000 petitions signatures presented at rally 

 

Uniondale – Today, Assemblyman Englebright joined dozens of community leaders at a rally outside LIPA headquarters calling on Governor Cuomo and LIPA to commit to offshore wind power this year. The Assemblyman presented LIPA with a letter of from the Long Island delegation that highlights the tremendous economic opportunity that would come with building wind off Long Island’s coasts.

 

In addition to the letter, conservation groups presented LIPA and the Department of Public Service with more than 20,000 petition signatures. The groups urged LIPA to follow through on their commitment to invest in 280MW of new renewable energy this year by choosing an offshore wind project 30 miles off the coast of Montauk.

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RENEWABLE ENERGY AT RISK AS LIPA, PSEG THREATEN TO DELAY PROMISED CLEAN ENERGY PURCHASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 8, 2014 

Contact: Kim Teplitzky, Sierra Club, 267-307-4707[email protected]

Gordian Raacke, Renewable Energy Long Island, 631-329-8888,  [email protected]

Miles Grant, National Wildlife Federation, 703-864-9599[email protected]

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