“The long-term commitment to solar energy represented by NY-Sun will make New York State a leader nationally in solar development."
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on the NY-Sun Initiative
State of the State Address, January 2013
Solar Powering New York
The NY-Sun Initiative, a dynamic public-private partnership, will drive growth in the solar industry and make solar technology more affordable for all New Yorkers. Since the Governor launched NY-Sun in 2012, a total of 316 MW of solar PV has been installed or is under contract, more than was installed in the entire prior decade.
The 32 MW Long Island Solar Farm installation is part of the largest solar energy project in the state of New York, the largest photovoltaic array in the eastern U.S., and among the largest in the nation constructed on federal property.