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80k acres off Long Island coast dedicated for wind energy

View of an offshore wind energy farm at sunset. (Image: Aaron via Flickr)

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal officials on Wednesday dedicated more than 125 square miles in the waters off the coast of Long Island for the development of commercial wind energy, pushing forward a renewable energy proposal initially created by New York utilities. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said the state has “tremendous” offshore wind potential. “Today’s milestone marks another important step ...

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Sunrun Brings Jobs to Long Island With New Office Opening

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 07, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sunrun (NASDAQ:RUN), the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States, today announced the opening of its new branch office in Hauppauge, N.Y. to continue supporting the company’s East Coast expansion. With NY-Sun, the Long Island Community Microgrid Project and Community Solar NY initiatives underway, the state is a strong supporter of ...

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DEC plans liquefied natural gas storage curb

ALBANY — The state could limit the size of proposed storage facilities for super-cooled and highly-explosive liquefied natural gas under revised rules unveiled by the state Department of Environmental Conservation. Storage of liquefied natural gas (LNG) has been illegal in the state for some four decades, after a massive explosion at a Staten Island facility killed 40 people, but last ...

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