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3 Tidal Turbines
 Pop Into New York City’s East River

October 28th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Marine energy company Verdant Power has plopped three tidal power turbines into New York City's East River on one array. This is called the Roosevelt Island Tidal Energy (RITE) Project, and it is indeed the first US-licensed tidal power project


New York Gives Big Boost To Renewable Energy

October 17th, 2020 | by NRDC

The Public Service Commission has issued an important order which sets out a roadmap for achieving the state’s ambitious goal of obtaining 70 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030. A press release summarizing the order is available here


New York Pathways To Bus & Truck Electrification

October 10th, 2020 | by NRDC

To achieve New York’s ambitious climate and clean energy goals outlined in the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), New York needs to aggressively reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector — the largest source of emissions in the state


1st All-Electric Vessels In USA Launch In New York — Maid of the Mist

October 7th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

The Maid of the Mist, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, New York Power Authority, and ABB announced today that the Maid of the Mist, the iconic boat tour that has navigated the waters below Niagara Falls since 1846, has launched the first two new all-electric, zero-emission passenger vessels


Climate Clock Goes Live In New York City

September 21st, 2020 | by Steve Hanley

A climate clock showing the number of years before global heating hits 1.5 degrees Celsius is now on display in Union Square in New York City.


New York Utilities, Enel X, & Uplight Launch Smart EV Charging Program

September 5th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

If you live in the utility districts of Central Hudson Gas & Electric and Orange & Rockland, you've got a cool new offering. Those utilities have partnered with Uplight and Enel X to get more smart EV chargers into people's homes and help them charge on 100% green, clean, renewable energy


New York City Is Getting 20 Miles Of Bus Lanes & Car-Free Busways

July 2nd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

There is a new plan in New York City that centers around buses. The city will be providing 20 miles of bus lanes and car-free busways. Mayor de Blasio said that implementation of the plan across the city is already starting. He will also make the successful 14th Street busway permanent. Originally, the plan was for 60 miles of bus lanes and busways, but this is a start


E-Bikes & E-Scooters Now Legal In New York

April 21st, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

New York legalized electric bikes and electric scooters statewide in its fiscal year budget agreement for 2020. The language of the agreement authorizes pedal-assist bikes, throttle-powered bikes, and electric scooters for use on its streets


Tesla Owners In New York Want To Help Tesla Employees Who Are Making Ventilators

March 29th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Inspired by Elon Musk and others who are trying to help during the coronavirus pandemic, a group of Tesla owners in New York are raising funds to buy donuts and coffee to bring (safely, of course) to Tesla employees making ventilators. Tesla's Gigafactory in New York is producing ventilators to help save lives and Elon Musk will be giving them away to hospitals in need



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