NYC Seeks Plans For Solar, Wind Power At Landfill Site

Law360, New York (March 20, 2012, 7:47 PM EDT) -- The New York City Economic Development Corp. issued a request Tuesday for proposals to lease 75 acres of land near the former Fresh Kills landfill on Staten Island and build solar and wind power farms on the property.

The agency is looking for large-scale proposals that could generate up to 20 megawatts of renewable energy, or enough energy to power about 6,000 homes on Staten Island.

“New York City needs energy to keep it running, and we want that power to be reliable, clean and affordable,”...
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