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Webinar education opportunity for energy professionals and community microgrid leaders working in the State of New York.  This opportunity is being offered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). “This seminar, offered at 75 percent discount through NYSERDA support, offers technical background to engineers, developers and municipal employees considering investments in microgrids.”… Keep reading →

Crane Collapses On Apartment Building On Manhattan's Upper East Side

Pushing forward on what some are calling “Utility 2.0,” New York on Thursday adopted a regulatory reform framework aimed in large part at paving the way for more cleaner, distributed energy on the grid. A whole host of factors is driving the state here: A post-Sandy desire to address climate-change risks, increasingly cheaper renewables, smart… Keep reading →

Electricity Bill Across The Country Rise On Record Fuel Costs

Approval of Con Edison’s BQDM Program is a significant step for the utility to pursue non-traditional infrastructure investments to meet local demand. On December 12, 2014, the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) issued an order in Case 14-E-0302 approving Consolidated Edison Company of New York Inc.’s (Con Edison) Brooklyn/Queens Demand Management (BQDM) Program to address overload… Keep reading →

A large excavator loads a truck with oil

The European Union tossed out a plan to label Canadian oil sands crude highly polluting. “The debate about labelling tar sands, also known as oil sands, dates back to 2009 when EU member states approved legislation with the aim of cutting greenhouse gases from transport fuel sold in Europe by 6% by 2020, but failed… Keep reading →

Iguacu Falls A Finalist In New Seven Wonders Of Nature Contest

Through PowerUp Long Island, state agencies will work with Long Island energy companies to advance clean energy development and deployment. On August 22, 2014, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the launch of PowerUp Long Island, a collaboration of state energy agencies and local utilities to boost clean and renewable energy development in Long… Keep reading →

Germany Invests In Renewable Energy Sources

Revisions to New York’s Main Tier RPS will increase contract lengths for large-scale renewable projects from 10 years to 20 years, providing greater investor certainty. On July 2, 2014, the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) announced major changes to the state’s Main Tier Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) program to promote large-scale renewable projects.… Keep reading →

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Gives Annual State Of State Address

Gov. Cuomo’s announcement last Monday (June 30 , 2014) that 14 regional workforce development organizations have been chosen to deliver energy efficient training for the clean-energy industry reflects a new emphasis being placed on the clean energy industry. The proposed training initiative, partnered with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will… Keep reading →

Construction Of New Homes Continued To Rise In August

On June 6, 2014, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced the availability of significantly higher incentives under its Low-rise Residential New Construction Program including first incentives for homes designed for net zero energy performance.  Builders can avail $2,000-$8,000 per unit under three performance tiers, with the highest amount for net… Keep reading →

President Obama, Officials Attend 9/11 Memorial Museum Opening Ceremony

The final solicitation under the 2012 NY-Sun initiative has made $60M available for 200kW+ solar PV systems. On May 13, 2014, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced $60M in funding under the third round of NY-Sun Competitive PV initiative for solar projects at business, industry, and institutional sites that are large energy users. The funding opportunity,… Keep reading →


A little over two years ago we reported that utility-scale energy storage could be “around the corner” thanks to flow-battery technology that relies on a rare earth mineral called vanadium. That vision leapt closer to reality last week. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced it will partner with energy storage… Keep reading →

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