2021 New York State of the State – 3rd Speech
On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, Governor Cuomo delivered the third of four speeches outlining his 2021 agenda (find summaries of his previous speeches here). Some of the items covered in today’s speech include:
- Establishing a New Green Energy Economy
- Building Large Scale Renewable Projects
- Manufacturing Green Technology and
Equipment in New York
- Building Transmission Capacity from Generation Sites to Consumers
- Green Energy Workforce Training and Research Development Programs
- Expansion of Wind and Solar Projects
- Opening an RFP for a Green Transmission Grid
- Replacing Fossil Fuel Plants with Clean Energy
- Ensuring the Green Energy Plan Addresses Social Justice Concerns
As noted in our previous updates, Governor Cuomo traditionally releases a briefing book containing a comprehensive outline of his
agenda. Once that book is eleased, we will analyze it and communicate pertinent items to our clients.
Here is the newest proposal that Governor Cuomo issued today:
On Monday, January 11, Governor Cuomo issued his 11th State of the State address, commencing a series of four speeches outlining his 2021 agenda. The Governor’s
speech detailed the difficult situation that New York is currently in, from the financial difficulties facing the State, to the public
health crisis, to the economic crises facing New York’s economy.
The Governor delivered his second speech outlining his agenda on Tuesday, January 12, further focusing on the State’s COVID-19
re-opening and vaccination plans.
On January 13th, Governor Cuomo delivered his third speech outlining his agenda, focusing on building the Green Economy in New York State. The Green Economy expansion will focus on off-shore wind, bringing renewable energy to Upstate New York, energy storage, and training a Green Energy Workforce.
2021 Reimagine/ Rebuild/ Renew Highlights
Governor Cuomo released his 2021 Reimagine/Rebuild/ Renew agenda highlights, which outlines his plans to increase wind power, expand ransmission capabilities, create 100 new renewable energy projects, increase energy storage capabilities, and to train the green energy workforce.