Five Cities Energy Plan Helping New York Increase Efficiency & Reduce Emissions

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New York’s Five Cities Energy Plan to Reduce Costs, Consumption and Emissions Breaking  Energy, February 19, 2015 At the New York Power Authority (NYPA), we firmly believe that when you know more about energy consumption, you can take real and meaningful steps to reduce it. Last year, NYPA embarked on an ambitious project to create … Read more

New York Expands Clean Energy Initiatives

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New York continues its clean energy transition Digital Journal, February 10, 2015 As nearby Pennsylvania places the majority of its energy bet on its shale gas industry, New York State takes a decidedly different approach going with expanded Clean Energy initiatives. New York State is continuing to move forward to bring distributed energy resources such … Read more

Small-Wind Turbines Making a Big Difference


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 … Read more

BuildSmart NY Monitoring Energy Usage to Improve Efficiency

In a small, nondescript office above the flashy glass-and-steel entrance to the Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany, the New York Power Authority’s new NY Energy Manager program is making the task of managing state energy use as simple as the click of a mouse.