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Geothermal News: Dandelion Energy Announces its First Installer Partner

September 7, 2017, Upstate New York – Today, Dandelion, a geothermal startup that recently graduated X, the research and development lab at Google’s parent company, announces the selection of its first installation partner, Aztech Geothermal. The companies will complete all of Dandelion’s 2017 installations.

Dandelion is making geothermal heating and cooling affordable by introducing a […]

Steam Power 101 Workshop at Hanford Mills Museum, East Meredith, NY

Hanford Mills Museum is offering a two-day course September 16-17 on the theory and practical operation of a wood-fired steam power plant. Steam Power 101 will be taught by Joe Michaels, who designed and helped build the Museum’s wood-fired steam power plant. Before his retirement, he was senior mechanical engineer at the New York Power […]

New York State’s Solarize Campaign for Manufacturers

Generating almost 1MW of power, this solar PV array will provide Dimension Fabricators all its electrical needs. Courtesy image: Dimension Fabricators, Inc.

By Green Energy Times Staff

The New York Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) announced SolarGEN, the first state-supported Solarize campaign aimed at […]

Renewables to Reach Con Edison’s Low-Income Customers:

Shared Solar Pilot Program

By George Harvey

Last October, New York utility, Consolidated Edison (Con Ed), made public the specifics of a plan to get electricity generated from solar photovoltaic (PV) systems to its low-income customers. The latest news on this is that the pilot program has been approved by the New York Public Service […]

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 76WEST CLEAN ENERGY COMPETITION

Dallas-Based Skyven Technologies Named $1 Million Grand Prize Winner – Will Expand Business to the Southern Tier; Grow Southern Tier’s Clean Energy Economy

Competition Complements “Southern Tier Soaring” – the Region’s Strategic Plan to Generate Robust Economic Growth and Community Development

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the six winning companies […]

NYS Offshore Wind Open Houses in New York City

The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) is leading the development of offshore wind on behalf of the State. Throughout 2017, NYSERDA is conducting extensive stakeholder outreach and directing more than twenty studies and surveys to ensure offshore wind is developed responsibly. This work will culminate in the New York State Offshore […]

Tell National Grid: No Rate Hikes for Dirty Energy Investments in NY

People and Planet over Profits – Public Hearings Start this Week

National Grid wants to raise electricity and gas rates in upstate New York, starting next year. If the request is granted, the average residential customer’s bill would go up by $17.63. (Customers who receive electricity service only from National Grid would see […]

2017 RENEWABLE ENERGY & SUSTAINABLE LIVING FAIR – Rensselaer, NY

Stop NY Fracked Gas Pipeline (SNYFGP) the People of Albany United for Sustainable Energy (PAUSE/350.org) and the Sierra Club Hudson-Mohawk Group are organizing the largest indoor/outdoor Renewable Energy & Sustainable Living Fair ever held in the Capital Region. The Fair will occur on Saturday, October 28 from 10 – 4 pm at Doane Stuart School […]

Opportunity to be part of the 2017 Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair in Albany, NY

Two years ago a coalition of local environmental and cycling groups hosted a marvelous Earth Day Expo and Bicycle Parade in Albany’s Washington Park. Last November, Becky Meier and Bob Connors of Stop NY Fracked Gas Pipeline organized a bustling Renewable Energy Fair complete with live Alpacas! This year we are looking to work together […]

Oxford Memorial Library: A Nineteenth Century Building with Twenty-First Century Energy

The historic Oxford Memorial Library was built in 1811 and recently completed a project to reduce its energy costs and environmental footprint — an 18.81kW parking lot solar array. Photos courtesy of Nancy Wilcox, Library Director

By Chris Gillespie

All public libraries connect history with the present and future, but the Oxford […]