About Us

Designing projects that are environmentally, socially and economically viable well into the future.

As a small, New York-based company, Liberty delivers community-scale renewable energy projects through transparent partnerships with local organizations. With a breadth of experience in renewable energy spanning two decades, our team has the know-how to develop projects that deliver clean energy and promote economic development in New York State.

New York's Advantage

With an abundance of solar and wind resources and a breadth of suitable landscapes, New York State has a great deal of untapped renewable energy potential. Liberty Renewables aims to help communities reduce their dependence on carbon-intensive energy sources by taking advantage of the vast natural resources New York has to offer.

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Environmental Stewardship

We believe that all projects must adhere to high standards of environmental performance during siting, construction and operation.

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Rural Economic Development

We want to connect communities with New York’s clean energy future and redefine rural preservation for towns to grow sustainably.

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Transparent Partnerships

We are committed to establishing mutually beneficial partnerships with local communities when developing clean energy projects.

Aulds Mountain Wind Farm

Nova Scotia, Canada     |     Commissioned in 2015

Our Team

Liberty Renewables Inc. is a Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) managed portfolio company focused on wind energy development in New York State. Based in Albany, NY, Liberty’s development team strives to be community focused, fostering transparent and equitable relationships with the local organizations and families that host our projects. Our business objective is to support rural economic development and environmental stewardship through clean energy projects.

Founded in 2012, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners P/S (CIP) today is the world’s largest dedicated fund manager within greenfield renewable energy investments and a global leader in offshore wind. The funds managed by CIP focus on investments in offshore and onshore wind, solar PV, biomass and energy-from-waste, transmission and distribution, reserve capacity, storage, advanced bioenergy, and Power-to-X.

CIP manages 12 funds and has to date raised approximately EUR 28 billion for investments in energy and associated infrastructure from more than 160 international institutional investors. CIP has approximately 500 employees and 12 offices around the world. For more information, visit www.cip.com.

CIP’s Unique Position

All of CIP’s funds seek to invest in renewable energy infrastructure projects which can assist in transitioning the global economy into a net-zero emissions scenario by 2050. The world’s energy sector will continue to develop new technologies, and there will be significant growth in renewables. CIP will continue to harness these sectoral developments by innovating and investing capital in attractive opportunities resulting from the energy transition to net zero and expanding its offering to investors.

ESG Commitment

CIP is a fund management company and formal signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (“UN PRI”). CIP’s approach to sustainability is founded on a strong and consistent link between high environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards and value creation and protection. For more information, see CIP 2023 ESG Report.

Resources

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NYS Wind Energy Guidebook

The Wind Energy Guidebook helps local decision makers and other members of your community understand the process for wind energy development in New York State. It provides objective information on wind energy basics, regulations, and more.

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Fact Sheet: Turbine Decommissioning

Landowners and host communities are never responsible for the costs associated with removing wind turbines once they’ve reached their end of life cycle.

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Fact Sheet: Wind Energy & Sound

Wind turbine noise may be one of the most misunderstood issues related to wind energy projects.

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Friends of Upstate NY Wind

Friends of Upstate NY Wind is a diverse group of organizations with a shared interest in providing accurate information about wind energy and wind energy projects in Upstate New York.

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Office of Renewable Energy Siting

The Wind Energy Guidebook helps local decision makers and other members of your community understand the process for wind energy development in New York State. It provides objective information on wind energy basics, regulations, and more.

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Columbia University Renewable Energy Resource Bank

The Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia University has compiled a comprehensive resource bank that includes a variety of studies on the impacts and advantages of renewable energy projects.

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Western NY Health & Wind Energy Forum

ACE NY, New Yorkers for Clean Power, NY League of Conservation Voters, and Union of Concerned Scientists hosted a forum on health and wind energy in Buffalo, NY on November 21, 2019, with host community members and top scientists.

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Wind Power: An Economic Engine for Rural NY

Take a tour through wind farms across New York and hear from local farmers about why they chose wind energy for their businesses and community. Learn more about how Towns and School Districts are putting revenues from wind projects to good use.

Interested in learning more? Contact us!

Phone Number
(917) 203-8284
Mailing Address
Liberty Renewables Inc.
90 State Street
Albany, NY 12207