The New York State of Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced yesterday that $10 million dollars will be available under the fourth round of the Carbon Neutral Community Economic Development Program.
The projects funded through the program are to support the accelerating decarbonization and economic development of disadvantaged communities. With a state goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions 85 percent by 2050 and to ensure that clean energy investments benefit disadvantaged communities across New York.
Doreen Harris, President and CEO, NYSERDA said, “NYSERDA is looking forward to seeing more great project proposals that have the potential to revitalize their communities while advancing energy efficiency, electrification and the incorporation of on-site renewable energy. With each round of funding, we are reducing climate change-causing building emissions in support of achieving a carbon neutral building stock by mid-century as well as bringing job opportunities to under-resourced communities.”