Tag Archives: renewable energy

6th Feb 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
The Future of Domestic Hot Water in NYC
As buildings in New York City become more reliant on renewable and stored energy, air source heat pump (ASHP) domestic hot water systems will likely become more prevalent in multifamily buildings over the coming decades. These systems have specific challenges, including: What are the technological barriers? Do any seem insurmountable? How well can new hot […]
by miranda
22nd Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Net - Zero Energy Districts: A Promising Piece of New York’s Energy Puzzle
In recent years, communities have shifted their focus from net – zero buildings to net – zero energy districts. Also in a New York context, district thinking may well become instrumental for New York to achieve the renewable integration and energy efficiency goals of REV. Through two consecutive panel discussions with industry leaders participants will obtain […]
by alexandra
31st May 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Demand a Renewable Energy Plan with Teeth
Attend the Clean Energy Standard public hearing in lower Manhattan to ensure that Gov. Cuomo’s “Clean Energy Standard that aims for a 50% renewables by 2030 goal is enforceable by compelling utilities to purchase a certain amount of renewables from solar and onshore and offshore wind each year. RSVP here.
by Marlyn Marrero
May 5, 2015
Here Comes Solar: residential solar comes to NYC
Will solar panels soon become as iconic to New York's rooftops as the ubiquitous water tower?
by Rowan Wu
Sep 28, 2014
How far can wind, water and solar take us?
Solving climate change means replacing our energy system: the climate change problem is largely a zero carbon global energy development problem. But changing the world’s energy system is easier said than done: economics, global politics, domestic politics, technology, and our personal energy use have to align to make change possible. Each factor influences the next, and time is […]
by Erin X. Wong
Jul 18, 2014
Getting to know transition culture at COFFEED
A discussion of Transition culture, the global movement of communities organizing to build environmental and economic resilience at COFFEED, the socially responsible, sustainable cafe.
by Erin X. Wong
16th-20th Jun 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
New York Energy Week
Energy week is a "for the industry, by the industry" five-day event that creates synergy between the diverse members of the energy sector.
by Erin X. Wong
11th Jun 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Revelry By the River
Revelry By the River is Solar One’s annual Awards Dinner and a celebration of sustainability in New York City. Each year, Revelry honors individuals and companies leading the way in improving New York City’s environmental quality.
by Trude Chandler
28th Mar 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Arubas Vision for Creating Sustainable Prosperity
Aruba is implementing a broad strategy for creating sustainable prosperity that includes moving to renewable energy, developing a sustainable economy and creating the conditions for stronger communities
by Jordan Steingard
Jul 2, 2013
Biogas: the city's new compost power
Is it possible to harness compost to power your laptop?
by Matt Sanders
5th Feb 2013, 12:00am-12:00am
Energy Storage: Crossing the Chasm to Commercialization
Energy storage is key to broader adoption of solar and wind power. Come to a talk at the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space to hear industry experts describe the latest advances in this important technology.
by Richard Reiss
Aug 4, 2012
The renewable resources of Don Quixote // El Quijote y los recursos renovables
The importance of opting for renewable energy and greener energy providers is paramount, and wind power is an increasingly attractive option.
by Angelica Ramos
Jun 13, 2012
IBM & CUNY: A solar power relationship for NYC
IBM recently teamed up with CUNY Ventures, a CUNY Economic Development Corporation entity, to develop its smart cities technology with a focus on urban solar market analysis and sustainability.
by Yves Lankouande
Feb 29, 2012
A renewed push for wind power generation in NYC
(Image via NYTimes)   While all those dots in the above image may look like birds traveling north in a V-formation, they are really proposed wind turbines, located about 13 miles south of the Rockaways in Queens. Today, The New York Times reported that, “The proposal for the offshore wind farm, which is scheduled for […]
by Laura Grace Gamse
Jan 25, 2012
Homes on Roosevelt Island to be powered by East River
  Verdant Power has been awarded the first US license for a tidal power generation system. Over the next two years, 30 underwater turbines will be installed on the bottom of the East River and begin to provide hydropower for 10,000 residents of Roosevelt Island. Verdant has been testing parts of the system in the […]
by Richard Reiss
Jan 4, 2012
Land Art Generator Initiative partners with NYC Parks
The Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI), a visionary project to promote the design and installation of energy-producing artworks around the world, has partnered with the New York City Parks Department to host an energy design competition for the new 2200 acre Freshkills Park in Staten Island: New York City’s largest park. The competition deadline is July 1; […]
by Richard Reiss