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National Drive Electric Week Sept 9 – 17

“National Drive Electric Week”, being held from September 9-17, 2017,  is “a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today’s widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more.” Westchester has nearly 2,000 Electric Vehicles on the road today – and more people are switching to […]

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Great opportunity to go electric – $10,000 Discount on Nissan Leaf!

A recent Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) study found that “Fleets can save up to 25% of the total cost of ownership over the life of a vehicle by replacing select cars with plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs)” and “…would prevent an average of 67% of each fleet’s modeled vehicle emissions.” (Read full report here: https://cleanvehiclerebate.org/sites/default/files/attachments/EVSA-Summary-Report-2016_0.pdf). One […]

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Peekskill NY — Balancing Growth With a Healthy Environment

Nestled on Peekskill Bay, in arguably the most beautiful location on the Hudson River, it’s easy for a visitor to spot the renaissance in Peekskill. Trendy restaurants and nightspots, music, theater, artists, new and expanded businesses are popping up in town and on the riverfront. We even have a new Holiday Inn Express. Recent articles […]

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New York’s Community-Aggregating Power Pilot Passes Milestone

New York’s experiment testing the viability of community-based renewable energy support has passed a milestone: More than half of the county pilot testing the idea has opted in to the program. According to Leo Wiegman, executive director of Sustainable Westchester, about 60 percent of Westchester County’s eligible customers now live in municipalities that have opted […]

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Replicable energy model: NY setting national precedent in community choice aggregation – SmartGridNews

The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has given Sustainable Westchester access to a treasure trove of necessary data for the state’s very first Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program. Sustainable Westchester has received data from participating municipalities and will use it to size the market and project how consumers can save energy and money […]

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New York State Public Service Commission Grants Sustainable Westchester Access to Utility Energy

The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) announced a pivotal decision, authorizing Sustainable Westchester access to a treasure trove of necessary data for the state’s very first Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program. This is a significant milestone for New York’s CCA program, Governor Cuomo’s strategic Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) and, more generally, for […]

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New York State Public Service Commission Grants Sustainable Westchester Access to Utility Energy Data for the First Time in History – Data in public domain signals new levels of market transparency for consumer choice

The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) announced a pivotal decision, authorizing Sustainable Westchester access to a treasure trove of necessary data for the state’s very first Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program. This is a significant milestone for New York’s CCA program, Governor Cuomo’s strategic Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) and, more generally, for […]

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Sustainable Westchester Moving on Schedule With Community Choice Aggregation | The Hudson Independent

Sustainable Westchester Inc. is currently running on schedule for the project aimed at bringing lower utility rates to consumers in many municipalities in the county, including Tarrytown and Irvington. The project, Community Choice Aggregation (CCA), contracts with one or more default power suppliers for all residents and small businesses that will set gas and electric […]

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