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First-of-its-kind Deal Sets Precedent for Village-Wide Renewable Heat Deployment

December 13, 2017, Rhinebeck, NY – Last night, at the Village of Rhinebeck Council meeting, Mayor Gary Bassett announced his intention to give Right-of-Way to Dandelion Energy, the geothermal heating and cooling company started at Alphabet’s research and development lab, “X.” This first-of-its-kind initiative was met with unanimous support from the Village of Rhinebeck Board […]

Your invitation to New York Build

 

Become an Event Ambassador for New York Build 2018, the leading construction and design expo in NYC. Claim your place for FREE today New York Build is set to make a big return on March, 19-20 2018 at the Javits Center. As the leading construction and design expo to focus exclusively on projects […]

New Yorkers Rally for Renewable Heat on December 6 in Albany

Campaign calls for swift transition off oil and gas and for state to ramp up investment in heat pumps to reach climate goals

WHO: Speakers include Assemblywoman Patricia Fahy (D-Albany), geothermal expert Jay Egg, geothermal installer John Ciovacco to discuss jobs, Irene Weiser of Fossil Free Tompkins on anticipated fuel rate hikes. Organized […]

Renewable Heat Now Rally Dec 6 and Petitions to Sign

Renewable Heat Now is a campaign organized by Alliance for a Green Economy, New Yorkers for Clean Power, NY-GEO, HeatSmart Tompkins, Sane Energy Project, and Frack Action. The organizations are working together to accelerate the adoption of ground-source (geothermal) and air-source heat pumps in New York State to reduce the amount of fossil fuels used […]

Ice Harvest Festival at Hanford Mills Museum is February 3, 2018

Annual festival offers hands-on history and winter fun

Each year on the first Saturday in February, Hanford Mills Museum holds an Ice Harvest Festival. Adults and children can take part in a traditional ice harvest using historic tools and techniques. Before refrigeration, cutting ice from frozen ponds and rivers was an essential winter activity. The […]

New York News: Keep Your Solar Installations Tax-Free

It has been brought to the attention of the G.E.T. staff that some NY communities are starting to tax solar installations. This will have the effect of discouraging solar installations and even can discourage people from moving to such an area or new businesses from moving to an area. You can submit NY Exemption Form […]

Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie and Otsego Counties’ Annual Meeting and Dinner – 11.9.17

Residents are cordially invited to the Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie and Otsego Counties’ Annual Meeting and Dinner on Tuesday, November 28, at Justine’s Restaurant at 399 W. Main St., Cobleskill, NY, 12043. The reception begins at 6:00 p.m. with the dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m. This meeting and dinner offers an opportunity for volunteers, […]

New York Solar Energy Society’s: Bridge to Action Meeting

You are cordially invited to attend New York Solar Energy Society’s “Bridge to Action” on Friday, November 17, 2017 7:45 am – 5 pm Hilton Garden Inn Troy Auditorium

Solar and ground source together, flexible safe storage, new technologies, policy and regulations, community solar farms, finance, networking, jobs, education and more.

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Help Students from PV Job Corps Centers Located in FL and Puerto Rico

We all want to help the victims of Hurricane Irma and Maria. What is the best avenue to take? “Teach a man (woman) to fish and feed them for a lifetime.”

The PV Job Corps Centers in Gainesville, Florida and Puerto Rico have been damaged or destroyed, so their students have been relocated to Glenmont, […]

NY Capital Region 2017 RENEWABLE ENERGY & SUSTAINABLE LIVING FAIR October 28

Save energy, save money, save the planet. Free event, open to public.

When: Saturday, October 28 from 10 – 4 pm

Where: The Doane Stuart School, 199 Washington Ave. Rensselaer, NY

What: Over fifty vendors and organizations plus two separate workshop rooms with twenty-two topics.

Keynote speaker at noon: Judith […]