After years of fierce community opposition, Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) announced on October 1, 2018 that their fracked gas power plant in Orange County, New York is in operation.
On Monday, Sane Energy joined our allies at Beyond Extreme Energy in Washington D.C. for the Crack FERC Open action where two bamboo 15 foot tall “fracked gas drilling rigs” with protesters locked inside were set up to blockade the entrance in front of the Federal Regulatory Energy Commission (FERC) building to prevent business as usual to operate.
Right now, community solar projects throughout New York are being hurt by the State's complicated pricing scheme called VDER, shutting everyday New Yorkers out of the market. If we don’t act quickly, New York could lose billions of dollars worth of solar project investment and jobs in the solar energy sector.
Senator Joseph Griffo has introduced a bill that will put a stop to this and help get solar power projects back on track, and we need him to make sure that bill moves forward…