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New Solar Energy Innovation Network Teams Announced

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


NY State Officials Are Pleasantly Surprised By Tesla’s Buffalo Factory

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


National Community Solar Programs Tracker

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


NY-Funded Solar One Program Empowers Vulnerable Communities With Solar + Storage, Emergency Resilience

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


Tesla Model 3 Becomes 1st 100% Electric Taxi Cab Approved By NYC

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)


Tesla Ramping Up Production Of V3 Solar Roof Tiles To 1,000 Systems/Week By End Of 2019

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


Sunrun Brings Brightbox To New Jersey, Expands In New York State

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. 


Value Of Solar Debate Accelerates In Minnesota

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


Don’t Stop New York’s Solar Energy Leadership

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


Sustainable Fashion: New York Edition

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…



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