How clean energy aggregation empowers neighborhoods in NY

By Lea Lupkin, GreenBiz.

By January, New York’s Westchester County will procure clean energy for around 75,000 of its residents, according to Glenn Weinberg, manager of special projects at Joule Assets.

Over 15 municipalities are banding together to aggregate their demand for cleaner power sources and lower their energy bills through competitive bidding.

This demonstration project is the first implementation of community choice aggregation (CCA) in the state and will serve as a model for local energy control in New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision initiative.

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