The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved a request from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) to proceed with renewable solar power projects at JFK International Airport.
The PANYNJ, in collaboration with New York Power Authority (NYPA), will create more than 10 MW of on-site solar facilities at JFK, including a 5 MW solar generation facility that will offer power at reduced rates to nearby communities.
Residents, particularly those in low-income neighbourhoods, would have first access to purchase solar-generated renewable energy at a reduced rate from their normal utility bill.
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