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How New York is Building the Renewable Energy Grid of the Future

This is a story of ripping up old incentives that encouraged selling as much electricity as possible, then unleashing the entrepreneurs.


New York State is making a $5 billion bet that by making its power cleaner, it can become a magnet for the clean energy jobs of the future. 

Its efforts stand out among the many states racing to integrate more renewables into their power grids-- such as Massachusetts, Hawaii and California-- not necessarily for the technology but because of what's happening behind the scenes: New York has launched a Herculean effort to turn around an antiquated system that has deterred innovation for generations by rewarding utilities for selling more electricity. 

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