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River Terrace Co-op Ready to Bask in Solar Savings

Habitat Summary Good things take time. After chasing its solar dream for almost a decade, the board at the 431-unit River Terrace , a Mitchell-Lama co-op perched above the Hudson River in Washington Heights , will soon start reaping the rewards. The annual projected savings...


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Capstone Turbine to bring thermal energy storage to SUNY school in partnership with NY Power Authority

Proactive Summary Capstone Turbine Corporation has announced a partnership with the New York Power Authority (NYPA) and Brenmiller Energy on a thermal energy project for Purchase college, a State University of New York (SUNY) institution. The project won a $1 million grant from the Israel...


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Capstone Turbine Partners With The New York Power Authority And Brenmiller Energy On A Groundbreaking Zero Carbon Thermal Energy Storage Project For A College

Associated Press Summary Capstone Turbine Corporation ( www.capstoneturbine.com ) a leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it has partnered with the New York Power Authority (NYPA) and Brenmiller Energy on a groundbreaking thermal...


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MRC Supports NY Assembly Bill A8240-A

On March 8, 2020, the Microgrid Resources Coalition submitted a memorandum in support of NY Assembly Bill A8240-A, which seeks to encourage the development of resilient, behind the meter, distributed energy resource projects that will ensure uninterrupted electric power at facilities that...

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Brooklyn Microgrid Gets Approval for Blockchain-based Energy Trading

Rakesh Sharma, Energy Central Summary Brooklyn Microgrid, a blockchain-based peer-to-peer energy trading system, has been approved to conduct a 12-month pilot program for energy trading on its platform, according to Adrienne Smith, executive director of the project. The pilot will begin in...


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Biomass heating system commissioned in New York

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Biomass Magazine Summary The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Adirondack Park Agency, and New York State Police on Nov. 14 formally commissioned a renewable biomass heating system at the State Office Campus in...


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EagleHawk helps Cornell University uncover nuisance leaks in buried steam lines with drone-enabled inspections

Summary Frank Perry has been Cornell University's Utilities Project Manager for decades. Part of his responsibilities includes managing and maintaining the university's district heating system. This utility provides heat and hot water to the entire campus and is crucial for the school to...

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Caton Towers Co-op Moves to Cut Carbon Emissions

Sue Treiman, Habitat Summary Long after exploding toilets put Brooklyn’s Caton Towers in the news, the 283-unit cooperative is generating a new kind of excitement. Make that “cogenerating” it. The co-op, located in the Kensington neighborhood, is installing a combined heat...


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Keep Hunts Point cool: Experts recommend using geothermal power

Will Bredderman, Crain's New York Business Summary Hunts Point could head in a new energy direction, should the city accept a leading think tank's recommendations. The Urban Land Institute debuted a report Monday that proposes the Hunts Point Food Distribution Center, which the New...


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Inside One Bryant Park's Co-Generation Power Plant

Michelle Young, Untapped Cities Summary One Bryant Park, the first high-rise building to reach LEED Platinum certification ever, is a tower of fun facts. The Durst Organization that built and runs One Bryant Park has not been shy with unique initiatives, like making honey from rooftop bee...