Gensler Shows the Power of Commercial Tenants

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This article was written for NYSERDA’s Commercial Tenant Program (CTP), which offers financial assistance for energy studies in tenant spaces. For more information on the program visit the NYSERDA CTP website.   Gensler’s new 120,000-square-foot office space is a huge statement for the world’s largest architecture firm – and for the power of commercial tenants. … Read more

New York State Outlines Energy Storage Goal Roadmap

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New York unveils roadmap to 1.5 GW storage by 2025 Written by Iulia Gheorghiu,, June 21, 2018 Dive Brief: New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced a comprehensive state energy storage roadmap — 1,500 MW by 2025, as a first stop toward a larger goal by 2030. The roadmap’s recommendations range from using the previously … Read more

New York State’s New Energy Efficiency Goal


Allison Donnelly, ERS for Zondits, April 20, 2018 Fulfilling a promise to announce a new energy efficiency goal for the state of New York by Earth Day 2018, the governor’s office today released a press release listing the goal and several associated activities. The new goal reduces energy consumption in the state by 185 trillion … Read more

Efficient Heating and Cooling a Focus for NY Clean Energy Plan

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Clean Heating Is Part of NY’s Energy Efficiency Solution Written by Sneha Ayyagari & Miles Farmer,, March 16, 2018. Achieving New York’s climate and clean energy goals hinges upon a comprehensive and ambitious plan to increase energy efficiency savings in New York across all fuels. As NRDC and a large coalition of advocates expressed … Read more

Cryptocurrency Miners will be Charged Higher Power Rates In New York

Munis to charge cryptocurrency miners higher power prices in New York Written by Robert Walton, Utility Dive, March 16, 218 Dive Brief: New York regulators will allow municipal power providers to charge higher rates to high-load cryptocurrency mining operations, which are using large amounts of power and driving up prices for other customers. In upstate New York, … Read more

Cuomo’s State of the State Commits to Energy Storage and Wind

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Gita Subramony, ERS, for Zondits Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State address indicated that New York is committing to energy storage and wind in a big way. The governor set a goal for 2.4 GW of offshore wind by 2030. Cuomo also called for 1,500 MW of storage capacity by 2025, building on legislation … Read more

New York Energy Storage Bill Calls for Updates After the Governor Signs Memo

‘But wait, there’s more!’ — Cuomo seeks update to New York storage bill Utility Drive, December 5, 2017 The governor’s signing memo for the energy storage bill last month calls for the legislation to be amended in 2018. “It ain’t over till the fat lady sings.’ In the context of energy storage in New York, … Read more

New York is Spurring the Deployment of Energy Storage

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Samantha Leroy, ERS, for Zondits When establishing Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) in 2014, Governor Andrew Cuomo set aggressive and exacting energy generation, usage, and efficiency targets for the Empire State. Targets set to be achieved by 2030 include a 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from the 1990s, 50% of electricity generated from renewable … Read more

Governor Cuomo Releases Strategic Plan for Agricultural Clean Energy Opportunities

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Ari Michelson, ERS, for Zondits In June 2017 the Clean Energy for Agriculture Task Force (CEATF), formed initially by Governor Andrew Cuomo, published a strategic plan for agriculture in New York State. The CEATF is co-managed by NYSERDA and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets and is an assembly of farmers, agricultural … Read more

CUNY Works to Streamline Solar + Storage in NYC

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Gita Subramony, ERS, for Zondits Zondits spoke with the team at Sustainable CUNY, of the City University of New York on their role in streamlining solar and solar + storage installations in NYC. Sustainable CUNY has been working on reducing barriers to solar installations in NYC since 2006 and is also working to incorporate energy … Read more