Press Releases

Climate Week: Solar Power In NYC Nearly Quadrupled Since Mayor de Blasio Took Office and Administration Expands Target - NYC Office of the Mayor

"City's new target for solar capacity set to 1,000 MW by 2030 – enough to power more than 250,000 households."

OneNYC: With NYC Solar Capacity Tripled Since 2014, Mayor de Blasio Announces Launch of Citywide Solarize NYC Program to Further Expand Access to Lower-Cost Solar - NYC Office of the Mayor

"Solarize NYC key piece of OneNYC goal of moving toward renewables, part of Mayor de Blasio's 80x50 commitment"

NYC Solar in the News

With New Solarize NYC Program, Going Solar in NYC is About to Get a Whole Lot Cheaper, and Easier, Too - NRDC

"Here’s the especially good news: Because Solarize NYC is built on the very successful Solarize collective purchasing model, it will likely cut solar costs for participants and their neighbors by a full 10 to 20 percent."

New York City Launches Solarize Program Targeting 350 MW of New Distributed Solar by 2025 - Utility Dive

"New York, like many municipalities, will make city funding available to support communities’ campaigns. In addition to the technical assistance, the city’s ombudsmen will train local volunteer program administrators and connect communities with local solar experts."

New York City Launches Community Solar Program - Solar Industry Magazine

"Solarize NYC is meant to remove barriers for communities that have historically had limited access to clean energy."

The Big (Green) Apple - The Davis Enterprise

"New York City has been aggressively ramping up its commitment to sustainability through its 'Solarize NYC' program."