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Embracing clean energy requires many shifts in the ways we produce and consume energy.

Read about acts and laws that are driving change to make our world a cleaner, greener place. The references below also detail energy education available outside of the SUNY system, and clean energy incentives that reduce the financial burden of going green.

Energy Plans and Legislation

New York Energy Plan: Explore the state’s 2015 Energy Plan, as well as biennial reports describing progress in renewable energy production, increased building and energy efficiency, sustainable and resilient communities, and future plans

New York State Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act: Read the latest NYS clean energy bill, signed by Governor Cuomo in 2019

Educational Resources

K-12 STEM Curriculum: Browse an extensive collection of lessons, experiments and activities geared toward K-12 students, as compiled by the University of Colorado Boulder. Find results relevant to clean energy by searching the keyword “Energy” in the Physical Sciences subject area

Clean Energy Incentives

NYSERDA Clean Energy Program Listing: Search this comprehensive list of programs to find ways of reducing energy usage, and the costs of converting to clean energy in New York

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