By Janis Kreilis
New York City has the demand. Upstate has the supply. But transmission constrains the flow between the two, increasing emissions. Additional investments here could go a long way towards helping New York meet its climate goals.
Last week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a $1.5-billion Clean Climate Careers initiative through which the state aims to procure 2.5 million MWh of renewable energy per year while generating 40,000 jobs by 2020.