Owners of New York City's Empire State Building File For IPO

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo plans to order state regulators to mandate that, by 2030, half of all power consumed by New Yorkers be generated from renewable sources. [The NY Times]

A senior Ukrainian energy official has revealed that the attack on transmission towers that cut off the delivery of electricity from Ukraine to Crimea also created an emergency situation at nuclear power plants. [RT]

A giant plant using energy from the Sun to power a Moroccan city at night will open next month. [BBC News]