Yesterday, Governor Cuomo signed a commitment of $15 million to two initiatives to promote clean energy workforce development on State University of New York campuses.
“As the federal government moves further away from responsible energy policy and clean energy production, New York is committed to fighting climate change and protecting our environment,” Governor Cuomo said. “We will continue to take bold action to promote clean energy across the state and support job growth in cutting-edge renewable industries.”
“As New York continues to lead the nation in its commitment to renewable energy and its fight against climate change, we need to work collaboratively with colleges and universities, as well as the business community, to best prepare students and workers for growing job opportunities in the clean energy sector,” said Alicia Barton, President and CEO of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).
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