In 2016 New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG), an Avangrid company, filed the Distributed Systems Implementation Plan, a requirement of the New York State regulatory commission. The programme is aligned with the New York Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) policy.
An ‘energy smart community’ (ESC) was rolled out in Ithaca, a small sized city in upstate New York. The population is particularly knowledgeable and engaged with issues relating to renewable energy and has actively advocated for its use. Cornell University in Ithaca provides extra collaboration options with a respected institute.
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