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File #: Int 1400-2019    Version: * Name: Creating renewable energy technologies board.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 2/13/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to creating renewable energy technologies board
Sponsors: Costa G. Constantinides, Mark Levine, Justin L. Brannan
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: The local law would amend Chapter 24 of the New York City administrative code by adding a new section 24-807 that would create a renewable energy technologies board, intended in part, to pilot new renewable energy technologies on city buildings.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1400, 2. Int. No. 1400, 3. February 13, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-13-19

Int. No. 1400

 

By Council Members Constantinides, Levine and Brannan

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to creating renewable energy technologies board

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 24 of the New York city administrative code is amended by adding a new section 24-807 to read as follows:

§ 24-807 Renewable Energy Technologies Board.  The mayor, or such agency as the mayor shall designate, shall establish a renewable energy technologies board to suggest and encourage the implementation of pilot projects in renewable energy technologies in or on city buildings.  The board shall include representatives from renewable energy trade organizations including the geothermal industry, the solar industry, the urban wind industry, the biomass industry, american society of heating, refrigerating and air-conditioning engineers (ASHRAE), renewable energy systems and any other organizations devoted to transitioning to renewable energy.  The duties of the board shall include shall include, but not be limited to:

1. Identifying renewable energy technologies;

2. Review existing research on the viability of such technologies;

3. Identifying suitable locations where such technologies may be implemented;

 4.  Where such new renewable energy technologies have been identified and implemented in other locations, review and indicate in writing the utility and effectiveness of the technologies where implemented; and

5.  Where a technology has been identified as suitable for implementation on or in a city building, the mayor or such agency as the mayor may recommend that city buildings pilot that technology when feasible.   

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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