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2008

Energy and Utilities Law

Solar energy

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Solar Energy: New York City Sets Pace In Adopting Sound Policies, John R. Nolon, Jessica A. Bacher Aug 2008

Solar Energy: New York City Sets Pace In Adopting Sound Policies, John R. Nolon, Jessica A. Bacher

Elisabeth Haub School of Law Faculty Publications

Through state legislation and local land use powers, municipalities in New York have authority to facilitate solar energy usage and reduce carbon emissions. This article analyzes several specific New York and municipal legislative provisions enabling New York’s municipalities to encourage or discourage solar energy. Interestingly, many of the tools discussed in this article are variations of pre-existing traditional land use tools such as, variances, subdivision design requirements, or fee exemptions.


Don't Take My Sunshine Away: Right-To-Light And Solar Energy In The Twenty-First Century, Tawny L. Alvarez Apr 2008

Don't Take My Sunshine Away: Right-To-Light And Solar Energy In The Twenty-First Century, Tawny L. Alvarez

Pace Law Review

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