By Chloe Bennett
An energy transition away from fossil fuels in the U.S. calls for large-scale investments in renewables such as solar, wind, hydropower and other sources, scientists and advocates say. In New York, changes are already underway as part of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act’s target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40% below 1990 levels by 2030 through investments in renewable energy. How that goal affects individuals and small communities, though, can seem unclear.
A new program administered by a cluster of North Country organizations may clarify that.
The North Country Clean Energy Hub, led by The Adirondack North Country Association, is planning to be the renewable energy and building efficiency nerve center in the region. In December, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority awarded ANCA $4 million over four years to help create the program.
Read the full article in the Adirondack Explorer.
Photo by Chloe Bennett