Nassau County - Green Power Purchasing Policy (New York)
Last modified on May 24, 2011.
Rules Regulations Policies Program
|Name||Nassau County - Green Power Purchasing Policy|
|Incentive Type||Green Power Purchasing|
|Applicable Sector||Local Government|
|Eligible Technologies||Photovoltaics, Wind, Biomass, Hydroelectric, Anaerobic Digestion|
|Energy Category||Renewable Energy Incentive Programs|
|Percent Renewables||25% by 2010|
|Date added to DSIRE||2010-02-17|
|Last DSIRE Review||2011-03-21|
In 2005, Nassau County adopted a resolution to purchase 25% of the county's electricity from renewable, carbon-neutral sources by 2010. The county has also developed a long-term Energy Policy and Action plan. The full text of Nassau's Energy Policy and Action Plan, which contains numerous elements beyond renewable energy procurement, is available here. Nassau County uses more than 29 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green energy annually from solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, biogas and low-impact hydropower.
|Contact Name||Brad Tito|
|Place||Mineola, New York|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.