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Governor Cuomo

Governor Cuomo Releases Strategic Plan for Agricultural Clean Energy Opportunities

Governor Cuomo Releases Strategic Plan for Agricultural Clean Energy Opportunities

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

solar + storage

CUNY Works to Streamline Solar + Storage in NYC

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

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New York Considers Incentives for Natural Refrigerant System Installations

NYC-area utilities eye NatRef incentives R744, May 24, 2017 Two New York City-area utilities that have robust prescriptive energy-efficiency rebate programs for food retailers are starting to consider natural refrigerant systems for energy incentives through their custom programs. “We’re starting to see applications come in for natural refrigerant-based systems with energy savings and demand peak

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Energy Efficiency Should Connect Customers and Innovate Partners

How Utilities Can Become Efficiency Innovators Greentech Media, November 28, 2016 The New York Public Service Commission, seeking innovative solutions in its Reforming the Energy Vision proceeding, instead opted for an outcome-oriented approach to measuring and incentivizing efficiency performance. An outcome-oriented metric would focus on the policy goal of reduced energy use overall, putting a smaller

CHP adoption

Roadmap to Distributed Generation: Innovative Tools for CHP Adoption

Sam Witty, Gita Subramony, ERS, presented at ACEEE Summer Study Combined heat and power (CHP) is becoming an important strategy to help buildings reduce energy costs and increase resiliency while achieving greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions on a system-wide level. NYSERDA’s CHP Acceleration Program assists New York customers with installing CHP by offering a catalog

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Demand Response Policies Should Support Participation

Con Edison: Demand Response Should Be Reformed to Revive Multiple Customer and Grid Benefits Greentech Media, August 23, 2016 Demand response technologies are evolving. Grid operators at the local and wholesale levels are using these technologies to improve grid management, add more flexibility, and improve reliability to meet customer needs in cost effective ways. Regulators

New York State

Smarter, Efficient Energy Infrastructure Builds a Better New York State

Governor Cuomo Announces 112,000 Energy Efficiency Projects Initiated Since 2012 Governor NY, March 23, 2016. Image credit: kjubee Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that in the past four years, 112,000 residential and commercial energy efficiency projects have been completed or are currently under development through New York State clean energy programs. These projects will attract

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Strategic Energy Planning

What’s Your Energy Efficiency Master Plan? Jeff Perkins, ERS, Presentation at PSEG LI Energy Conference, October 29, 2015 Image credit: David Kjelkerud Given the uncertainties surrounding energy prices and pending environmental regulations, there is a growing need for industrial facilities to address energy usage, greenhouse gas emissions, sustainability, and process efficiency in their planning. Operations teams

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