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New York News: Keep Your Solar Installations Tax-Free

It has been brought to the attention of the G.E.T. staff that some NY communities are starting to tax solar installations. This will have the effect of discouraging solar installations and even can discourage people from moving to such an area or new businesses from moving to an area. You can submit NY Exemption Form […]

Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie and Otsego Counties’ Annual Meeting and Dinner – 11.9.17

Residents are cordially invited to the Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie and Otsego Counties’ Annual Meeting and Dinner on Tuesday, November 28, at Justine’s Restaurant at 399 W. Main St., Cobleskill, NY, 12043. The reception begins at 6:00 p.m. with the dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m. This meeting and dinner offers an opportunity for volunteers, […]

New York Solar Energy Society’s: Bridge to Action Meeting

You are cordially invited to attend New York Solar Energy Society’s “Bridge to Action” on Friday, November 17, 2017 7:45 am – 5 pm Hilton Garden Inn Troy Auditorium

Solar and ground source together, flexible safe storage, new technologies, policy and regulations, community solar farms, finance, networking, jobs, education and more.

Follow the […]

Help Students from PV Job Corps Centers Located in FL and Puerto Rico

We all want to help the victims of Hurricane Irma and Maria. What is the best avenue to take? “Teach a man (woman) to fish and feed them for a lifetime.”

The PV Job Corps Centers in Gainesville, Florida and Puerto Rico have been damaged or destroyed, so their students have been relocated to Glenmont, […]

NY Capital Region 2017 RENEWABLE ENERGY & SUSTAINABLE LIVING FAIR October 28

Save energy, save money, save the planet. Free event, open to public.

When: Saturday, October 28 from 10 – 4 pm

Where: The Doane Stuart School, 199 Washington Ave. Rensselaer, NY

What: Over fifty vendors and organizations plus two separate workshop rooms with twenty-two topics.

Keynote speaker at noon: Judith […]

Capital Region 2017 RENEWABLE ENERGY & SUSTAINABLE LIVING FAIR : Free Event

Save energy, save money, save the planet. Free event, open to the public.

When: Saturday, October 28 from 10 – 4 pm

Where: The Doane Stuart School, 199 Washington Ave. Rensselaer, NY

What: Over fifty vendors and organizations plus two separate workshop rooms with […]

Tesla Superchargers Available in New York’s Hudson Valley

John Cole, owner of Cole’s Collision Center speaks to the attendees at the ribbon cutting ceremony in celebrations of the installation of 20 TESLA Supercharger stations at the Crossgates Mall in Guilderland, NY.

By Joanne Coons

Five is nice but twenty is glorious!!!! That is the number of TESLA Supercharger stations that […]

Former Landfill Turns to Solar in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

A 2.6MW solar park covering 14.6 acres at the capped Weibel Avenue Landfill. Photo courtesy of Onyx Renewable Partners L.P.

By Joanne Coons

A beautiful clear sunny sky brightened the ribbon cutting for the City of Saratoga Springs’ 2.6-megawatt solar installation at a former landfill. The project used only 14.6 acres of […]

Renewable Energy & Sustainable Living Fair October 28

Come to the Capital Region’s largest indoor/outdoor Renewable Energy & Sustainable Living Fair on Saturday, October 28 from 10 – 4 pm at the Doane Stuart School, 199 Washington Ave. Rensselaer, NY.

Judith Enck, former Obama Regional EPA administrator will be the keynote speaker at noon, along with other workshop speakers […]

Innovative, Effective Responses to Climate Change

The recent news about climate change, hurricanes, firestorms etc is sobering and relates to a significant, often overlooked, cause of climate change namely, the massive amounts of food that we throw away.

This ends up in landfills and, in rotting, emits methane, a powerful greenhouse gas. We seem to be challenged by climate […]