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New York 101: How New York City gets its electricity

Emily S. Rueb reports in The New York Times on the increasing complexity involved in supplying electricity to customers in the Big Apple. [If you are in New York City] When you turn on a light or charge your phone, … Continue reading

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NYSERDA holding On-Site Power Conference, December 7

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is holding its On-Site Power Conference and Expo: When: December 7 and 8 Where: Manhattan: New York Hilton Midtown Agenda: Speakers include: Richard Kauffman, Chairman of Energy and Finance for … Continue reading

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NY PSC Chair responds critically to NYISO filings

In a strongly worded letter to Brad Jones, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), Richard L. Kauffman, Chairman of Energy and Finance for New York, Officer of the Governor, critically responds to … Continue reading

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Governor Cuomo announces next phase of $40 million NY Prize Microgrid Competition

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the next phase of the $40 million NY Prize microgrid competition, which seeks to modernize New York State’s electric grid, help communities reduce costs, and promote clean energy. What is the NY Prize? A … Continue reading

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New York offers $285M in demand reduction incentives

Katherine Tweed reports in Greentech Media that the state of New York is evaluating a new utility regulatory structure to eliminate peak load, and that additional changes are underway downstate to shave electricity demand when necessary. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced … Continue reading

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Embattled DOE loan program restarts under new management

Maria Gallucci, reports in InsideClimate News that Peter Davidson, a former investment banker, is taking the helm of the DOE loan program. Peter Davidson in his office at the Loan Programs Office in Washington, D.C. Credit: U.S. Department of Energy. … Continue reading

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