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Climate Conversation: The Long Island Solar Road Map - Shared screen with speaker view
Paige Ruane
11:41
Hi All, I’m Paige Ruane with Lifeboats HV/Local Champions Pilot
Catherine Morris
11:51
Catheirne Morris, Consensus Building Institute, Facilitator for Solar Roadmap
Joe Phelan
12:28
Joe Phelan - SHV Senior Fellow, Planning Mel er of the Dutchess BOCES Center for Sustainability and Climate Education,
Joe Phelan
13:31
Planning Member
Sarah Crowell
13:47
Sarah Crowell, NYS DOS, Director of Office of Planning Development & Community Infrastructure.
Melissa Everett
15:23
Feel free to intro yourselves in the chat including how you found out about this program
Aimee Delach
16:36
Whoa, three years-- I would have thought two. That was a great meeting.
Dave Conover
16:58
Dave Conover, Sustainable Hudson Valley
Melissa Everett
18:03
Scenic Hudson howtosolarnow
Kathy Chow
18:09
Hi All I’m Kathy Chow, NY Council of American Farmland Trust
Melissa Everett
18:26
Great to see this group - plz intro in chat with affiliations and how you learned about this
Guy Jacob
19:12
Saw webinar listed on New Yorkers for Clean Power website
Ben Eckstein
20:17
Ben Eckstein, Canaan NY native. Intern with SHV
Melissa Everett
20:54
Anyone not speaking plz mute yourself (I can’t mute everyone without muting Jess!)
Ron Leonard
21:08
Jessica you have some echo, Closer to the mike is better
Susan Gillespie
21:29
Susan Gillespie, Citizens for Local Power, involved with Melissa and others here on regional planning and a host of other energy issues.
vanessa bertozzi
25:00
Vanessa Bertozzi, Village Trustee in Rhinebeck and its Climate Smart Coordinator. Also leading a cohort of 6 Hudson Valley towns starting on their CSC journey
Simon Strauss
25:04
how is “mid to large scale” defined?
Simon Strauss
26:05
Simon Strauss, Town of Olive in Ulster County CAC; also Ulster County ENC and assisting with Regional REIP and locally administered CCA.
Simon Strauss
26:21
Ulster County “EMC”
Katie Malinowski
31:37
Did you consider type of soils for ground-mounted?
Sarah Crowell
31:39
I'm curious why not-yet-remediated sites are not considered suitable?
Karen Leu
33:48
@Katie- we did not consider soil type in the analysis, however in the web map there is an overlay showing where important agricultural soils are.
Guy Jacob
37:39
$344 million over what time period? How was that determined?
Karen Leu
38:58
@Sarah- part of the reason why not-yet-remediated sites weren't considered suitable was that we wanted to identify sites that were 'low hanging fruit' or ready to go for potential solar development. Without knowing the status of non-remediated sites we opted to err on the more conservative side for site inclusion. There is a layer on the web map showing where those non-remediated sites are
Misha Fredericks
39:55
Did you remove sites that are at high risk of flooding due to climate change?
Ben Eckstein
41:41
Get the map here:
Ben Eckstein
41:43
https://tnc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=d61dfb3bad544dbea16397e08f084ff1
Karen Leu
41:57
@Misha- FEMA flood zones were used to remove sites from ground-mounted solar development, however if there were existing parking lots or buildings in those areas, they were considered suitable for parking lot and rooftop solar
Misha Fredericks
42:16
ok, thank you
Karen Leu
43:17
web map will also redirect from http://www.solarroadmap.org/maps , though it's not 'officially' launched yet!
Guy Jacob
48:08
Since this is 80% private property, is there a section that discusses subsidies that encourage private investment in solar?
Ron Leonard
49:20
We should shout out to Tria Case from CUNY who started this effort state wide a decade ago with the NYsolarmap.com
Sarah Crowell
50:54
Will these slides be available after today's presentation?
Rupak Thapaliya
51:02
@Guy- Our forthcoming report has a section on existing incentives to take advantage of for these types of developments (I'm with Defenders and on the project team).
Guy Jacob
51:14
In NYS, private property values increase an average of 5% when solar panels are installed.
Melissa Everett
52:21
We are recording.
Simon Strauss
52:55
Jessica; do you have written recommendations regarding ICX cost sharing we can see? We are dealing with that right now in the Mid-Hudson Valley in the Central Hudson rate case and the RREIP.
Guy Jacob
53:32
Is there a discussion on how to build on existing incentives so that we have greater incentives?
Manna Greene
56:16
Interconnection is a critical statewide issue and should be a topic for a future conversation.
Guy Jacob
01:00:47
The Climate and Community Investment Act (CCIA) would bring in the funds into NYS that we need to create the incentives: https://u1584542.ct.sendgrid.net/ss/c/CMxF4nARlf6wAFa1PSfv0t6Ke6oybIu7rip7-lZ0ciyNgWX2YnBEzLdytyf-F-5nA2iOtk9qHFYReKamegCIXnNKg57U6dVAZDok6tpIkgQW3I05WzyJuCac6K4NlwvfcTiIeNNw6nlgiMtAbwzLgfTAYfIRHZXrkhmvZs6a1Ehbe-vpT5H3OdTi681vqyGFIYTJdX0CvVkeEDctyNhSXVFKuoxT_7T8yC6O-4sLuE1a4x5PHL-6lrW0wAedGSzUsAMxdE0kR3BQFyv5RNzVg1TXNbwmIi3nq9yxgibmWlhVTY3Qx7v0YOQfuRsRAJpJo6UMghV4Khig-XYEOKuOlW4ZYQtsOraFiw_9N30ZbB4/39d/VD2X52vXRaK0SCkESy3yNw/h0/xFH5ugk-UXuGoRFb_SmZe3xBy9PLSS4v6UY3rouOQEk
Kathy Chow
01:03:40
What is the CONSTRUCTION footprint of raised ground mounted solar (Panels plus structures)?What is the payback timeline from a carbon viewpoint?
Sarah Crowell
01:05:19
Thank you for this presentation!!
Sarah Crowell
01:06:17
I look forward to continuing the conversation and considering how this may serve as a model for other regions.
vanessa bertozzi
01:08:44
What area is next after Long Island for this amazing mapping?
Guy Jacob
01:10:00
$344 million healthcare savings over what time period? How was that determined?
Joseph Montuori
01:10:18
Thank you!
Guy Jacob
01:16:10
$344 million healthcare costs annually?
Manna Greene
01:16:49
Interconnection is a critical statewide issue and should be a topic for a future conversation.