Cuomo launches $3M energy competition for state schools

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced the Energy to Lead competition, which will award $1 million each to three student-led coalitions who create the...

NYSERDA hosts heat and power buildings expo in Tarrytown

The Friday conference at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Tarrytown is geared for commercial building owners and managers.

State to fund electric vehicle research

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority will provide $2 million for projects related to research on electric vehicles.

State issues grants for charging stations

Several Westchester-based companies received grants to install electric vehicle charging stations throughout the state, as part of the Charge NY initiative.

NY-Sun provides funds to reduce solar installation costs

The NY-Sun initiative announced today that it will be doling out $13.5 million for projects aimed at reducing the cost of installing solar systems and to help streamline the inspection process.

Nonprofit strives for energy efficiency, one building at a time

The Energy Improvement Corp., a nonprofit composed of mostly Westchester municipalities, provides low-cost financing to property owners looking to save on energy costs and be more energy efficient.

Kauffman appointed energy czar

Richard Kauffman was appointed chair of the newly created Energy Policy and Finance Sub-Cabinet.

Regeneron gets $765K from state

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is giving $765,000 to Regeneron to help with the pharmaceutical company's energy efficiency products at its Tarrytown headquarters.

Solar projects green up Westchester

Two solar projects have been completed in Yonkers and Mount Kisco, as Westchester buildings continue to go green.

CEFIA wins recognition for solar leasing program

The Connecticut Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA) won Clean Energy States Alliance recognition for a solar leasing program it created.

Westmore Fuel opening biofuel terminal in Port Chester

A biodiesel terminal in Port Chester is having its grand opening tomorrow.

Report: Public authority system employment down 10 percent

Employment in the state’s public authority system fell 10 percent from its peak in 2009 to 2011, according to a report from the Albany Times-Union.

Cuomo announces $107M in incentives for solar installation

Under the NY-Sun initiative, property owners looking to install solar systems larger than 50 kilowatts are now able to submit proposals for a share of $107 million in state incentives.

Borrego Solar to take on NYS market

The private company based in Oakland, Calif., has designed and installed more than 1,000 large-scale solar developments nationwide, and new state incentives have enticed it to bring its business to New York.

Task force solicits information for energy master plan

The New York Energy Highway Task Force recently issued a request for information regarding Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to strengthen the state’s electrical grid.