Is Going Solar The Solution For Meeting New York City's Energy Goals? - EmPower Solar

Is Going Solar The Solution For Meeting New York City’s Energy Goals?

One of the nation’s most ambitious plans for reducing emissions is coming to town, and the clock is ticking for commercial building owners to lower their carbon footprint before the law and its fines go live in 2024. A lucrative and profitable solution? Commercial solar.

Jeffry Cohen, SVP of EmPower Solar’s commercial division, spoke with Bisnow about the shorter payback periods and financial incentives that make solar energy an attractive, accessible answer to LL97’s stringent requirements. 

However, commercial building owners and developers must move quickly to benefit from solar and storage, as the required application process for permits and interconnection is poised to become even lengthier as LL97’s deadline approaches.

Read more at Bisnow. Reporting by Elizabeth Reyn.