The Department of Energy recently released a memo outlining clean energy investments in New York State under The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. As of June 1st, the federal government has invested $1.7 billion in New York State. These investments fit into 7 broad categories: energy efficiency, renewable energy, grid modernization, transportation, carbon capture and storage, environmental cleanup and science/innovation.
President Obama's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is unprecedented as it has already invested a nationwide total of $90 billion for clean energy projects, which the government expects to create a national total of 800,000 jobs by 2012.
For more information visit http://www.examiner.com/populist-in-long-island/nys-gets-1-7-billion-recovery-act-funding-to-invest-clean-energy-projects or download a copy of the report at http://www.energy.gov/recovery/ny.htm.