Project Spotlight: NYSERDA REV Campus Challenge

Shannon Dracup, ERS New York State’s higher education institutions represent a diverse network of two- and four-year, public and private colleges and universities. Institutions across the state are committed to growing their clean energy efforts, engaging their student body, and advancing sustainability on campus. Roughly 55% of NYS institutions are members of NYSERDA’s REV Campus […]

New Gas Pipeline Idea Threatens Peace of Moratorium Lift

This article was originally published on utilitydive.com on Nov. 25, 2019. Dive Brief: National Grid has agreed to lift its moratorium on new gas service applications in downstate New York for a two-year period, after striking a deal with the state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D, announced Monday. The utility will begin processing applications that have been […]

SUNY Purchase

BuildSmart NY Project to Save SUNY Purchase $400,000 in Energy Costs

Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of $9.2 Million Energy Efficiency Project at Purchase College New York State Governor, August 15, 2016 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of a New York Power Authority $9.2 million energy efficiency project that will save SUNY Purchase College about $400,000 in annual energy costs. The completion of this […]

New York REV

What’s Right with New York: A Primer on New York’s REV Proceeding

Allison Donnelly, ERS, for Zondits. Image credit: Unsplash / 8180 images This is a good time to be working in clean energy. Nationwide, the costs of rooftop solar, LEDs, electric vehicles, and other sustainable technologies are coming down at an impressive rate. Technologies that once seemed to be on the fringe are becoming mainstream – even […]

What’s Hot? Combined Heat and Power – A New Approach to Project Acceleration

Presented at the AESP 26th National Conference on February 3, 2016 Lucy Neiman and Gita Subramony, ERS The growing focus on distributed generation (DG) has fueled new approaches that streamline and reduce the complexity of project installations. This design and initial results from an accelerator program encourages and promotes the installation of combined heat and power […]