US: New York awards 647 MW of solar in 22 projects

On Friday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced awards for over 1.38 GW of renewable energy projects, in speech at New York University, accompanying a formal request for the state to be excluded from the wildly unpopular expansion of federal offshore drilling put forward by Interior Secretary, Ryan Zinke.

The projects include 22 solar utility-scale projects totaling 647 MW across the state of New York. These range in capacity from 1.5 to 100 MW, but the majority are a hair smaller than 20 MW.

Read the full article on pv magazine USA.