Posts Tagged Energy

New York State Climate Action Plan Interim Report Released

November 15, 2010
New York State Climate Action Plan Interim Report Released

Last year New York governor Paterson announced an ambitious goal to reduce carbon emissions for the state to 80% below 1990 levels by the year 2050. Last week, the New York Climate Action Council, the committee formed to prepare a plan to achieve this goal, released their first interim report. There will be a 6 […]

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Governor Announces Solar Energy Project for New York

February 2, 2010
Governor Announces Solar Energy Project for New York

Governor Paterson recently announced a project that would dramatically increase the production of solar energy across New York State.  Photovoltaic (PV) systems that could produce a total of 100 megawatts will be made available to a wide array of public institutions through a proposal process with the New York Power Authority (see full text below).  […]

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Strong Start for Green Tech in 2010

January 8, 2010
Strong Start for Green Tech in 2010

Yesterday, Earth2Tech delivered some heartening news for folks following the Green Tech industry.  In the first week of 2010 nine firms managed to raise at least $113 million!  Here are some of the details: Clean Power Finance, which connects residential solar installers and developers online, says it’s raised $6.9 million in a round co-led by […]

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What Can We Expect in 2010?

January 4, 2010
What Can We Expect in 2010?

The beginning of a new year always brings fresh expectations of things come and new visions of what to work toward.  In the realm of sustainability, there seems to be plenty in store for us in 2010.  For this post, I’ve put together an extremely non-comprehensive break down of some of the things that I […]

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Harnessing the Tides of NYC

October 7, 2009

Today, Inhabitat has a great piece on a conceptual design for modular docking stations that could harness the tidal flows of the NYC coastline.  It’s  full of amazing graphics and video (see one just below) but it’s unclear to me whether this sort of technology is actually capable of flood-harvesting, as the title suggests.  Would […]

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