Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage, Finance, Markets & Business

Brooklyn Apartment Complex Combines PV, Fuel Cells, and Storage for Microgrid

15 Dec , 2016  

BQDM energy exchange Marcus Garvey Apartmets

Gita Subramony, ERS, for Zondits Marcus Garvey Apartments in Brooklyn will soon be the site of a hybrid distributed energy system. The housing complex developed and owned by L+M Development Partners will receive a project loan from the New York City Energy Efficiency Corporation (NYCEEC) to add fuel cells and storage to the existing PV […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Connectivity

NYCHA Focuses Grid Resiliency in Brooklyn

6 Jul , 2016  

Red Hook housing development will feature its own sustainable, resilient microgrid Architects Newspaper, July 5, 2016 The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) is on the hunt for a developer to back a sustainable heat and power generation complex for Brooklyn’s biggest housing complex to be. NCYHA says the developer would “finance, design, construct, and operate […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Connectivity

Welcome to the Future of Energy Exchange

2 Mar , 2016  

BQDM energy exchange Marcus Garvey Apartmets

Blockchain-based microgrid gives power to consumers in New York New Scientist, March 2, 2016. Image credit: Unsplash Transactive Grid aims to enable people to buy and sell renewable energy to their neighbours. To deal in energy at the moment, you have to go through a central company like Duke Energy in the US or National Grid […]

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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

LED Street Lights in NYC Have Mixed Reviews

26 Mar , 2015  

Gita Subramony for Zondits, March 26, 2015 New York City began replacing its 250,000 sodium-vapor street lights a few years ago as part of the city’s effort to reduce its carbon footprint by 30% by 2030. The sodium-vapor lamps are being replaced with LEDs. The brightness of the new lights and their lack of that […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Small-Wind Turbines Making a Big Difference

23 Jan , 2015  


Allison Donnelly for Zondits, January 23, 2015 Though solar is typically seen to be the distributed generation technology of choice, small wind is also gaining popularity in the US. “Small-wind” (meaning a rating of 100 kW or less) turbines have been used in farms and other rural applications for decades but are increasingly being used […]

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