March 23rd, 2020 | by Guest Contributor
Washington, D.C. — Today the U.S. Department of Energy announced that eight teams have been selected to participate in the second round of the Solar Energy Innovation Network, a program that supports multi-stakeholder teams pursuing new applications of solar energy and other distributed energy resources in unique locations and contexts
March 23rd, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
The State of New York has $24 million in funds available from the Volkswagen settlement and will use them to retire older polluting buses and replace them with electric buses.
March 6th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor
New York Power Authority–Israel Smart Energy Challenge Winners to Bring Solutions to Scale through Demonstration Projects with New York State's Public Utility
March 6th, 2020 | by Rocky Mountain Institute
A prolonged battle over a natural gas pipeline in New York is presenting state officials with a critical decision point and an opportunity to establish themselves as national leaders in climate action
February 28th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Tesla has met its goal of hiring 1,450 workers at Gigafactory 2 outside Buffalo, New York two months early. Elon Musk says he will deliver a "company talk" there in April.
February 14th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider
It looks like Tesla will most likely meet that April hiring deadline that was set by the State of New York for Tesla's second Gigafactory, the one in Buffalo that produces solar technology rather than electric vehicles
February 14th, 2020 | by Jake Richardson
Safari Energy recently announced it has completed 100 commercial solar projects in 13 states with the very large self-storage company Extra Space Storage. John Lind, Managing Director of Business Development at Safari Energy, answered some questions about the collaboration for CleanTechnica
February 10th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider
Sean Ryan, of the New York State Assembly, says that he is "pleasantly surprised" at Tesla's progress at its factory in Buffalo. He toured it on Friday. "The factory is built out. It has complete lines running, product moving around, people are there, so it's really transformed itself into what we've been hoping for," he says
January 20th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
New Jersey and New York announced new programs to increase the number of electrified cars on their roads, including rebates and EV charging incentives.
January 13th, 2020 | by John Farrell
Community solar can happen in any state sharing two key market characteristics: virtual net metering and requirements for utilities to connect distributed solar to the grid (interconnection rules). Community solar program legislation can include both elements.
16 states have passed legislation enabling community shared solar gardens, but only four have active programs with multiple installations
December 11th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced that New York City’s single-largest solar energy project, an installation at John F. Kennedy International Airport, has been awarded to SunPower and Goldman Sachs Renewable Power Group. It is also considered the largest planned community solar project at an airport in the United States
December 9th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan
Solar One is an organization that I've experienced first hand. An active force in clean urban transition, in particular aiding low-income households, it deserves support. Both organizations I met with in NYC — Solar One and WE ACT — had individuals reflecting the relaxed as well as energetic personalities necessary to make something work, really work
November 14th, 2019 | by Winter Wilson
In this episode of our Cleantech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan sits down with Pat Sapinsley, Managing Director of Cleantech Initiatives at the Urban Future Lab / ACRE at NYU Tandon School of Engineering, to talk about her work
November 2nd, 2019 | by Tina Casey
The village of Wappingers Falls, New York, is looking to a new community solar power program for sustainable economic development
November 1st, 2019 | by Guest Contributor
The City of New York (NYC) has put the Tesla Model 3 on the list of approved yellow cabs. The Model 3 is the first-ever all-electric car to make it on the list. Previously, some hybrid cars were on the list, such as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, Toyota Prius, Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, and Ford Fusion Hybrid (see full list below)
October 28th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Ravenswood Development is proposing to build the world's largest storage battery at a site in Queens, New York that once was home to 16 gas peaker plants.
September 3rd, 2019 | by Kyle Field
Homeowners Don and Sarah Ham were not happy with the recurring monthly expenses needed to keep their heating oil-fired HVAC system running, and found financial relief in the form of a Dandelion residential geothermal system
July 30th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed on Twitter that the company is working to ramp up the production of its solar roof tiles to a rate of 1000 per week by the end of the year. Rollout of the solar roof tiles has been slower than the company expected back when they were first revealed in a 2016 event at the Universal Studios backlot in Southern California
June 17th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The United States' leading home solar and battery provider, Sunrun, announced last week that it was expanding its offerings in two key markets, bringing its Brightbox home solar and battery service to residents of New Jersey and expanding its offerings in New York state.
June 5th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston
The cumulative value of residential solar installations for utilities is comprised of two different parts: the generation of electricity to the grid, and the avoided cost of building new generation. While the former is fairly straightforward and owners are compensated through net metering or other rate schemes, the latter is difficult to assess and thus far homeowners have received little compensation
May 28th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content
Over 30 environmental organizations and solar companies are taking action and sending a letter to Governor Cuomo and state policymakers, urging them to continue policies that support the growth of solar energy within the State
May 14th, 2019 | by The Beam
We’re constantly on the prowl for new and exciting ethical brands. This time we’ve looked at what’s been happening in New York and found two hidden gems that probably won’t stay a secret for long…
April 29th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced $280 million in support for energy storage projects last week, aimed at accelerating the growth of the energy storage industry and driving down the cost of deploying energy storage projects