New York could support 27,400 energy storage jobs by 2030, according to a December report by the American Jobs Project and the New York Battery Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY-BEST.)
New York’s utility regulator approved a comprehensive strategy last week for expanding energy storage technology, a corner of the clean energy world seen as particularly promising for the state.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Public Service Commission approved two initiatives to dramatically increase New York’s energy efficiency and energy storage targets to combat climate change.
So often we hear naysayers bemoaning the effects of relinquishing a fossil fuel-based energy economy. “If we stopped producing oil and gas tomorrow, we’d have an economic crisis. We’d have a famine. We’d have a world war.”
Bolstering manufacturing and growing a robust energy storage ecosystem is crucial for New Yorkers to capture the economic benefits of the state’s energy storage deployment goals, reveals a report out today from the American Jobs Project in partnership with the New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY-BEST).
The rapid growth of wind and solar power in New York means expanding jobs in another field, energy-storage technology, and a new report says many of the pieces already are in place.