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Whole Foods expands rooftop solar with NRG, SolarCity

Whole Foods Market announced plans earlier this month to significantly build out the number of rooftop solar installations sited at its stores. The plans call for the grocer to add up to 100 additional rooftop solar systems.“This program showcases an exciting step in Whole Foods Market's effor Read More...

Best Buy, Nordstrom agree to increase renewable energy use after shareholder request

Retailers Best Buy and Nordstrom recently agreed to increase their use of renewable energy following a request from the New York State Common Retirement Fund, a significant shareholder at both companies. New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli made the announcement May 18 and wi Read More...

Building automation provider added to Con Ed's C&I energy efficiency program

Building automation and energy services provider Albireo Energy LLC was recently approved as a market partner with Consolidated Edison Inc.'s  commercial and industrial energy efficiency program.Inclusion in the program, Albireo Energy said in a June 6 news release, authoriz Read More...

New York unveils $10M in energy efficiency initiatives for industrial, manufacturing facilities

The state of New York has announced $10 million for two new clean energy initiatives to support energy efficiency and reduce costs at industrial and manufacturing facilities. The "On-Site Energy Manager" and "Strategic Energy Management" initiatives are designed to improve business performance Read More...

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New York makes 'clean energy community' designation

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, known as NYSERDA, on Jan. 18 named New Castle, New York, is the first small community in the state and first community in Westchester County to be designated a "Clean Energy Community," for its leadership in reducing energy use, cutt Read More...

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New York-supported solar grows 800% in 5 years

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced that state-supported solar power in the state increased nearly 800% from December 2011 to December 2016, leveraging nearly $1.5 billion in private investment.The growth, according to the governor's office, is critical to supporting Gov. Cuomo's renewable Read More...

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New York ski resorts commit to 100% clean energy

Three New York ski resorts have pledged to operate entirely on renewable energy by 2030 under an initiative intended to support the state's clean energy standard.New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the commitment from the ski resorts — Belleayre Ski Resort, Gore Mountain and Whiteface Mountai Read More...

NYSERDA unveils $15.5M in funds for energy storage

In support of New York's commitment to advancing the energy storage sector as a part of its Reforming the Energy Vision initiative, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority has made $15.5 million of funding available for energy storage projects. NYSERDA announced the bl Read More...

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Community solar expands in northern New York

A New York state community solar project recently became the first such installation in the state to be interconnected to National Grid's electric system. The project is expected to be entirely supported by members of nearby communities including farms and local businesses, and is accepting new Read More...

Trade groups urge future mayor to prioritize efficiency

A collection of New York trade groups released a paper Aug. 2 outlining the steps they recommend that the city takes in order to increase the energy efficiency of its buildings.The 2017 Green Building Roadmap was signed by the Urban Green Council, the Real Estate Board of New York, 32BJ SEIU and AIA Read More...

NY launches portal to connect businesses, utilities

A mile marker within New York's "Reforming the Energy Vision" initiative, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, known as NYSERDA, has launched a digital portal meant to help businesses connect with electric utilities "to partner and create business models and deploy advanced Read More...

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States to extend, increase cap-and-trade program

New York and the eight other states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative have announced a proposal to update their efforts to lower carbon pollution by reducing the cap on power plant emissions an additional 30% below 2020 levels by 2030.With this program update, the regional Read More...

NY ups funding for C&I energy management initiative

 New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Nov. 14 announced a $12 million expansion of the state's "Real Time Energy Management" initiative aimed at enhancing energy efficiency in commercial, industrial and multifamily buildings.Launched in 2016 with a focus on commercial buildings, including office build Read More...

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New York Gov. unveils clean energy transition plan 

A part of his annual State of the State presentation, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo revealed a comprehensive and ambitious energy plan the calls for the development of at least 1.5 GW of energy storage and 800 MW of offshore wind.In a Jan. 2 news release, the governor's office said the 2018 Clean Read More...

Tesla begins solar roof production at gigafactory

Tesla Inc. has begun production of electricity-producing shingles, more than a year after the company introduced the concept, according to a report from Bloomberg News.Manufacturing of the photovoltaic glass tiles began last month in Buffalo,  Bloomberg reports, more than a year after Tesla unv Read More...

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