New York awards funding for 1.4 GW renewable energy

26 renewable energy projects will receive USD 1.4 billion from New York State, which is seeking exemption from Trump's federal offshore drilling program.

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It will be the largest single commitment to renewable energy by one US state ever.

This is how New York State's Governor, Andrew M. Cuomo, describes the state's plan to provide USD 1.4 billion to 26 renewable energy projects, which are intended to result in 1.4 GW capacity.

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