by Katherine Tweed
September 16, 2016

New York utility Central Hudson whittled its interconnection queue for solar projects down to about 760 megawatts from more than 880 megawatts earlier this year. But that's not because projects are coming on-line.

Rather, solar interconnection queues in New York, most of which fall between about 300 kilowatts and 2 megawatts in capacity, have ground nearly to a halt. (Small solar projects under 50 kilowatts can be fast-tracked and do not suffer the same delays as larger projects.)

Most of the projects were added to utility...