New York state schedules series of hearings on clean energy

By WBNG News.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The New York State Department of Public Service is hosting a series of public hearings on a new clean energy proposal.

Officials will provide information and take public comment on the state's proposed Clean Energy Standard. The program mandates that 50 percent of all electricity consumed in New York by 2030 come from clean and renewable energy sources.