Statement from Alliance for Clean Energy New York on Governor Cuomo's NY-Sun Initiative

ALBANY, NY (04/19/2012)(readMedia)-- Upon Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's launch of the NY-Sun Initiative to double the amount of customer-sited solar power installed annually in New York, and quadruple that amount by 2013, Carol E. Murphy, Executive Director of Alliance for Clean Energy New York (ACE NY), offered the following statement:

"Today's announcement is a boost for clean energy development in the Empire State, and we commend Governor Cuomo for his efforts to support New York's economy and environment by increasing the use of solar energy.

We look forward to seeing a successful NY-Sun Initiative serve as an impetus for continued investment in solar and our many other renewable energy resources. With thoughtful implementation and an eye towards long-term development, we hope this program marks yet another step towards New York becoming home to the nation's strongest and most vibrant clean energy economy."

About Alliance for Clean Energy New York

Alliance for Clean Energy New York (ACE NY) is a broad coalition dedicated to promoting clean energy, energy efficiency, a healthy environment, and a strong economy for the Empire State, and is New York's premier advocate for the rapid adoption of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.