Building the Green Economy

Building the Green Economy

Largest Offshore Wind Program in the Nation: In 2021, New York will continue to build out its nation-leading green economic recovery and accelerate renewable energy development programs. The state will contract with Equinor Wind US LLC for the development of two new offshore wind farms more than 20 miles off the shore of Long Island, in what is the largest procurement of renewable energy by a state in U.S. history. Upon completion, the two offshore wind farms will yield a combined 2,490 megawatts of carbon-free energy, bring another $8.9 billion in investment, and create more than 5,200 jobs.

Tell GE: Reinvest in American Jobs and Help Save our Planet

As an industry leader, GE has an opportunity to build a better future for our communities, and our planet. Our future cannot be secure until it is sustainable. By harnessing our natural resources and the economy of tomorrow through clean wind energy, GE can catalyze the creation of tens of thousands of good, clean, green jobs right here in America.

GE’s business model is increasingly over-reliant on outsourcing, and the impact on our environment is dire.

In Schenectady at the GE power plant, the highly skilled workforce builds turbines that power our national electric grid. The workers in Schenectady stand ready to join in green manufacturing production as well - building the wind turbines for the future of our green economy. This is a good example of how the company can re-imagine their products while also reinvesting in green jobs for our communities and the planet. GE manufacturing must include a healthy mix of traditional power and steam turbines as well as green manufacturing that minimizes impact on the environment.

GE has a unique opportunity to save American jobs AND help save the planet.

Tell GE executives: Invest in American Jobs, and Help Save Our Planet.