Sustaining enthusiasm for sustainability

The Harvard Business School defines sustainability in business as doing business without negatively impacting the environment, community or society as a whole. For the...

NY offers $7.8M for low-carbon upgrades in multifamily buildings

New York state has made available $7.8 million for its Low Carbon Pathways for Multifamily Buildings Program, in which building owners and managers will...

Yonkers sees the bright side of citywide solar projects

https://youtu.be/1S0pP9hyDLA Community Solar has come to Yonkers with the April 29 launch of five projects to create electric generation facilities on buildings in Robert Martin...

Cortlandt wind power manufacturing plan killed

The proposal did not generate the community support that was hoped for.

First NY community solar-storage project completed in Yorktown Heights

New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul led a contingent of state and local officials and private industry representatives in Yorktown Heights yesterday to mark...

AKRF seeking to power up wind turbine manufacturing in Cortlandt

The possibility of a major manufacturing plant coming to Cortlandt had been flying below the radar due in large measure to a nondisclosure agreement...

Yonkers’ alpha-Encorp receives $1M grant for battery technology

"Next-generation batteries will have a very significant role in shaping the way we live," said Jerome Feldman, executive chairman of alpha-Encorp.

NY releases plan to boost energy storage capacity

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said the plan to reach 1,500 megawatts of storage by 2025 would jump-start New York's clean energy efforts and help the state combat climate change.

Port Chester is Westchester’s latest ‘Clean Energy Community’

Municipalities recognized by the state program are eligible for up to $250,000 toward energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainable development projects.

SUNY New Paltz completes $1.4 million solar and energy storage system

The new array of photovoltaic panels on the college's Elting Gymnasium and nearby Sojourner Truth Library will generate 217-kilowatt hours to support the battery system.

New Rochelle city staffers top municipal neighbors for ‘green’ commutes

A voluntary competition asked employees of three Westchester cities to cut down on greenhouse gas emissions created through commuting.

Life after Indian Point: Cortlandt seeks to replace revenue loss as...

As Indian Point Energy Center prepares to shut down in four years, and take with it a huge chunk of revenue for its surrounding...

One year in, Westchester Power pushes a new era of clean...

Helping push Westchester’s power supply toward increased use of renewable, locally produced energy is the next part of the mission for Westchester Power.

White Plains, Yonkers designated by NYSERDA as ‘Clean Energy Communities’

The designation allows the cities to apply for state funding for additional clean energy projects.

White Plains sets mixed-use, pedestrian-friendly vision for transit district

A new plan by the city of White Plains for its downtown transit district envisions open space, street-level retail and pedestrian-friendly blocks serving as a grand entrance to the city from its...