2014-02-24. 2014 Draft New York State Energy Plan.

posted Feb 25, 2014, 4:37 PM by Alan Gould   [ updated Feb 25, 2014, 4:54 PM ]
For GSS Energy Use chapter 10. Excerpt: [The plan is built around 15 initiatives, e.g.:] Initiative 03: Establish and implement building codes and standards that will help support energy efficiency and clean energy.... Initiative 04: Establish a $1 billion New York Green Bank to unlock and mobilize private sector capital for greater investment in New York’s clean energy economy.... Initiative 05: Coordinate renewable energy policies to strategically harness the many resources that the State can provide to solar, wind (offshore and land-based), bioenergy, geothermal, hydrokinetic, storage, and other power supply options.... Initiative 09: Reduce reliance on petroleum products for heating buildings by supporting the use of clean alternatives to heating oil and expanding access to natural gas in the near term while pursuing strategies to reduce natural gas leakage.... Initiative 11: Provide improved information and access to energy-related data to support customers’ ability to make educated decisions about clean and efficient energy investments, including labeling mechanisms for commercial and residential buildings.... Initiative 12: Increase transportation alternatives and vehicle diversity to harness the benefits of decreased dependence on oil and a cleaner, more connected, and more flexible transportation sector.... Initiative 15 Foster a clean energy workforce targeting participants across all aspects of the energy sector.... http://energyplan.ny.gov/Plans/2014.aspx. New York State Energy Planning Board.