Tag Archives: solar

16th May 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
May Forum: Resilient Solar
As the solar energy industry continues its breakneck growth, more questions arise around how we can use this intermittent source of energy and still have reliably consistent power. This issue becomes even more critical in an era of more frequent and catastrophic climate events that can and have taken down the electrical grid.   In […]
by Ashley Brown
13th Dec 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
SOLARIZING NYC: IMPLEMENTING SOLAR ON CITY-OWNED BUILDINGS
What does it take to install solar photovoltaics in NYC? What are some of the challenges that public and private institutions face in pursuing maximal system size and deployment? Join an in-depth discussion with representatives from NYC Economic Development Corporation, NYC Department of Education, and NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services. Learn about legislation mandating […]
by Richard Reiss
Nov 18, 2015
Walter Meyer
Co-Founder, Power Rockaways Resilience
The Power Rockaways Resilience team developed cultural knowledge so valuable that it led to an award from the White House.
by Francesca Luberti
Oct 29, 2015
Marshall Herskovitz
Filmmaker
Marshall Herskovitz is a Hollywood producer, director and screenwriter who has also served as president of the Producers Guild of America (2006 - 2010). His credits include films such as “Traffic,” “The Last Samurai,” and “Blood Diamond."
by Abigail Carney
7th Oct 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Revelry by the River Oktoberfest
Join us for a night celebrating Solar One programs and the Renewables Industry in New York City & Across the Atlantic.
by Angie Koo
Aug 8, 2015
Shared renewables come to New York
In New York City, most of us live in apartments, making it impossible to power our homes from our own set of solar panels. But that's about to change.
by Susanna De Martino
10th Jun 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Microgrids: They're going to be big!
Join us in exploring some of the primary policy and technical advantages to installing microgrids - likely to be a vital component of the power grid of the future.
by Richard Reiss
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
22nd Sep 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
The Utility Business Model: Evolution or Revolution?
This panel will examine emerging challenges and opportunities as utilities in NY and around the country evolve to meet the needs of a next-generation power system, develop services that offer their customers more choice, and deliver increased value to their shareholders.
by Gabriela Kappes
10th Jul 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Clean Energy Connections Energy Entrepreneurship Twitter Chat
This year, Clean EC is highlighting the transformation of the Grid Edge. Before the next live panel on September 24th, they are hosting a "virtual panel" in July to discuss how the rise of distributed generation and energy management is presenting new opportunities to energy entrepreneurs.
by Abigail Carney
Mar 15, 2014
Solar power comes to Brooklyn
Home solar power has been booming across the US. But here in New York City, how would one go about going solar? Solarize Brooklyn just guided 23 homes through the process.
by Jordan Steingard
10th Aug 2013, 12:00am-12:00am
2nd Second Annual Bronx Solar Economic Development Conference
In an effort to introduce solar energy to the Bronx, the 2nd annual Bronx Solar Economic Development Conference will be held Saturday, August 10th, 2013 from 8:30am to 2pm. More information TBA- check back here for announced speakers and events!
by Jody Dean
Apr 25, 2013
Short takes: new recycling, and a White House honor
This week, Mayor Bloomberg announced the biggest expansion in recycling in 25 years.
by Richard Reiss
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
May 3, 2012
City Zoning Turns Green
The City Council just approved a far reaching set of zoning changes to smooth the path for building owners to adopt new, green technologies. How could this transform the city in the next ten years?
by Richard Reiss
Oct 26, 2011
Future of Solar and Wind Power May Hinge on Federal Aid
Questions arise as to whether the wind and solar power industries could continue growing quickly without government tax credits and other incentives.Source: www.nytimes.com, via City Atlas
by City Atlas
Aug 24, 2011
Teenager inspired by nature may have just improved solar power tech
Teen Taps Into Power of Fibonacci to Harness the Sun After a hike in the Catskill Mountains last winter, 13-year-old Aidan Dwyer noticed the patterns in the branches of trees. Investigation led him to an important insight about how the shape of the branches can be used by the tree to optimize the amount of […]
by Nathan Storey