Posted at: 04/07/2013 11:40 AM
Updated at: 04/07/2013 12:15 PM
By: Associated Press
A new study says New York could get the power it needs from wind, water and sunlight by 2030 with a concerted push.
But the state's decade-long effort to significantly boost green energy shows how challenging that could be.
The study was led by researchers from Stanford and Cornell universities. It provides a theoretical road map to how New Yorkers could rely on renewable energy within 17 years.
It would require massive investments in wind turbines, solar panels and more from the windy shores off Long Island to sun-exposed rooftops upstate.