ChargePoint Brings First of 80 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations to New York

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In March, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) awarded $3.6 million to 14 organizations, among them ChargePoint, the world’s largest network of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. With more than 200 charging points already in New York, ChargePoint will use its $1 million award to install an additional 80 stations throughout the state by the end of September.

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ENERGY 101

People continue to move into urban areas resulting in more and more of us living in cities that are located near waterways, with many metropolitan areas bordering the ocean. As with Hurricane Sandy, the combination of rising sea levels and powerful storms poses a grave risk to people and their livelihoods.

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View From The Field: New York City Accelerator for a Clean and Renewable Economy

By Chris Shreve In a bright, high-ceilinged loft in lower Manhattan lives the New York City Accelerator for a Clean and Renewable Economy (NYC ACRE), an incubator for clean technology and renewable energy start-ups. The director of NYC ACRE, Micah

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Blue Sea Development

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General Colin L. Powell Apartments, Bronx, New York The General Colin L. Powell Apartments complex has revitalized the once vacant and boarded up Fox Street in New York City’s South Bronx neighborhood. Named in honor of retired general Colin L.

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As Lawmakers Consider the Fate of Pennsylvania’s Solar Market, Critics Decry Government Support

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By: Rona Cohen During the last three years, Pennsylvania’s thriving solar sector has become a leading engine of job growth, aided by generous state and federal incentives that in recent months have become too much of a good thing. The

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High Tech Solar Map Shows Energy Potential for Every Building in New York City

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Over two weeks in April 2010, a light twin-engine plane flew low and methodically over the rooftops of New York City. It mission was to collect data, but not in the clouds. Affixed to the underbelly of the aircraft was

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Broadening the Reach of Home Efficiency through On-Bill Programs

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In the heart of Kentucky coal country, an environmentally minded nonprofit is on a mission to help homeowners reduce their carbon footprint. Since June, the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED), which provides financial and technical assistance to Central

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Stretching State Dollars to Catalyze the Clean Tech Sector

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Around the nation, even as the economy continues to stumble, the ability of state energy offices to invest public funds in pre-com­mercial energy technology deployment for maximum economic benefit has been an enormous boost to businesses.

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