7/22/2019
Former Vice President Al Gore and N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed a plan into law that requires the state to get all of its electricity from renewable sources by 2050. Solar capacity would have to reach 6,000 megawatts -- five times what it is now -- in six years, and new building codes would mandate efficiency measures.

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