Hey Elected Leaders: The #Climate Kids Have a Message for You  

Hey Elected Leaders: The #Climate Kids Have a Message for You  

As legislators in Albany enter the final days of budget negotations – including at least some negotiation on climate change policy – we can all be inspired by young climate change activists. On March 15th, more than 1.4 million young people in more than 120 countries skipped classes and took to the streets to protest the lack of governmental action when it comes to climate change. The Climate Kids are demanding that politicians treat the climate crisis as a global emergency.

Key Capture Energy Guest Blogs about Importance of Energy Storage in Modernizing NY State's Electric Grid

As New York moves towards 50% clean energy by 2030, energy storage will continue to play an integral role of modernizing the state’s electric grid. The energy landscape in New York is quickly evolving, and New York State is increasingly incorporating storage technologies into the planning of its electric future.

NY Is Officially in the Offshore Wind Arena

After years of study and planning, New York State has made good on Governor Cuomo’s promise to pursue at least 800 MW of offshore wind in 2018 and 2019. Last week, the New York Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) released a request for proposals for 800 MW or more of offshore wind. The RFP is the culmination of a deliberative process that started with a Blueprint for Offshore Wind published in the fall of 2016, followed by the release in January 2018 of a NYS Offshore Wind Master Plan, followed by a Public Service Commission Order issued in August.