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Dobbs Ferry, New York Energy Task Force

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New York
Village Of Dobbs Ferry   
| Suburban |
The Dobbs Ferry Energy Task Force helps the Village of Dobbs Ferry become more sustainable through energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives; waste reduction and recycling; increased walking, bicycling, and transit use; and appropriate land use. The Task Force has: • Obtained NYSERDA and NYPA grants to identify and implement energy efficiency and renewable energy projects and continues to seek funding opportunities for similar measures; • Published the Village’s 2017 Climate Action Plan aimed at reducing the Village’s greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by 2020 and called for greater accommodation of renewable energy systems, including solar-based systems, within the Village’s zoning ordinance. • Led the Village in adopting the NYS Unified Solar Permit; • Launched Dobbs Ferry’s participation in the Solarize Hastings-Dobbs Ferry Program to promote installation of solar energy systems by residents and collaborated with Sustainable Westchester’s Municipal Solar Buyer’s Group to promote the installation of Solar Energy Systems on municipal buildings.