The New York Power Authority recently launched the state’s first energy management network operations center – the New York Energy Manager (NYEM). Housed in Albany in partnership with the Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, NYEM, is a comprehensive network and decision tool that utilizes Big Data analytics to monitor and troubleshoot buildings to reduce… Keep reading →

British Bombing Suspect Studied Chemistry In U.S.

The New York Power Authority recently posted a series of interviews with their female engineers. This entry features a Q&A session with NYPA Chemical Engineer Kaela Mainsah. 1. How did you enter the engineering field? How did you decide on your specialty? I decided on chemical engineering because I like chemistry and was interested in the industrial processes that… Keep reading →

Jersey Shore Communities Continue Recovery Efforts From Superstorm Sandy

On June 16th, I’m joining Con Edison Chairman and CEO John McAvoy, NY Public Service Commission Chair Audrey Zibelman, President and CEO of NYSERDA, John Rhodes, NY Green Bank President Alfred Griffin and Ken Daly, President of National Grid to discuss New York’s energy policies and challenges and opportunities facing electric utilities at New York… Keep reading →

Oregon Power Station Sends Energy To California

The electric power industry stands on the brink of transformational, perhaps revolutionary, change. For much of its history, the industry has been based on a fundamental operating model: electricity, produced at large central power plants, is carried by long-distance transmission lines and local distribution lines to customers. Thanks to advances in technology and cost reductions… Keep reading →

Another Winter Storm Bears Down On Northeast

Think about this: Together, five New York cities – Albany, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Yonkers – have a population of 908,000.  If they were one city, it would be the 11th most populous city in the U.S. Given their combined energy, environmental and economic impact, the New York Power Authority (NYPA) has launched the Five… Keep reading →

2013 US Open - Day 9

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has launched the Energy Efficiency Innovation Collaborative (EE-INC), an initiative created to accelerate commercial, but not yet widely deployed, energy efficiency technologies that advance New York’s clean energy economy and reduce energy consumption in buildings statewide. EE-INC is the newest link in Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s chain of economic… Keep reading →