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GEOTHERMAL HEATING AND COOLING PRESENTATION – East Greenbush, NY

There will be a presentation about Geothermal Energy for homes, businesses and municipalities on Wednesday, June 7th, 6:30 pm at First United Methodist Church at 1 Gilligan Road East Greenbush, NY. The event and parking are free and light refreshments will be available.

In the Northeast, most of us spend most of our fossil fuel […]

New York’s New Electric Vehicle Rebate

Last year, the NY state legislature took a major step forward by approving New York’s first consumer electric vehicle rebate program in the 2016-17 budget!

The New York rebate offers a discount of $500 – $2,000 for the sale or lease of an electric vehicle. Known as the Drive Clean rebate, the amount is […]

Energy Meets History: NY Capital Region NYSES May Meeting

Capital Region Meeting of the New York Solar Energy Society Friday, May 19th, 2017 12 noon to 1:30 PM

Restored Mechanicville Hydro Electric Dam Where History and Energy come together Oldest continuously operating Hydroelectric Dam in USA!

http://www.albanyengineering.com/mechanicville.htm

Come tour this wonderful generation plant, located […]

NYSERDA Announces Albany County is First in Capital Region to Earn Clean Energy Community Designation

Albany County is recognized for its commitment to reduce energy consumption, cut costs and drive clean energy in its communities

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced Albany County is the first community in the Capital Region to be designated a Clean Energy Community, recognizing its leadership in reducing energy […]

Last Call – NY-GEO 2017

NY-GEO 2017 is coming up next Wednesday and Thursday. You can register here. If you would like an exhibit table or booth, please register today as the conference program goes to print shortly. In February, Governor Cuomo released an exciting Renewable Heating and Cooling Policy Framework along with a $1,500 per ton GHP rebate program […]

Responding to Climate Change in the Hudson Valley

By Robert Connors

On April 5, there was a spectacularly successful presentation of a clarion call entitled “Responding to Climate Change in Hudson Valley” at the First United Methodist Church in East Greenbush. The event was sponsored by Rensselaer Plateau Alliance (RPA) whose executive director, Jim Bonesteel, made the opening remarks and explained […]

April 5 event: IS THE WEATHER GETTING WEIRDER

IS THE WEATHER GETTING WEIRDER? By now most of us know that rising temperatures are not the only consequence of climate change. Unusual weather patterns are now afflicting the Capital District and the world. These weather changes are in the early stages of disturbing life, commerce, farming, transportation, insurance and our ecology. It no longer […]

Top Ten Reasons to Attend NY-GEO 2017

The Premier North East Renewable Heating & Cooling Conference April 19-20, Albany, NY

Numbers 5 through 1!

#5 Hear Ken Daly, President, National Grid NY, give the Utility Consumer View of the Benefits and Challenges of GHP and learn about National Grid’s REV pilot project to use Geothermal instead of natural gas for new heating […]

Symposium on Energy in the 21st Century

RESPONDING TO CLIMATE CHANGE in HUDSON VALLEY, NY: FREE EVENT

Wednesday, April 5 East Greenbush, NY First United Methodist Church, 1 Gilligan Rd. 6:30 pm The need for planning by our elected and appointed officials for the rising waters of the Hudson and its tributaries as well as weather and other aspects of climate change is essential and pressing. Mark Lowery of New York State […]