Posts tagged: New York

Are solar panels on your roof worth the expense?

By Al Vaughters BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – SolarCity’s investment of $5 billion in Buffalo and creation of thousands of jobs raises the question of how much it costs the average homeowner in western New York to install a set of solar panels at home. The fledgling solar industry deals both with the residential and commercial […]

New York unveils solar power program for schools

By:  Edgar Meza A total of 40 school districts representing some 200 schools across the state registered for the solar program. New York last week announced the rollout of K-Solar, a landmark program under the $1 billion NY-Sun Initiative, to help public school districts throughout the state lower energy costs. The program will provide schools […]

New York’s Compost Innovation?

Here’s an idea that will keep New York’s organic waste out of landfills, while creating revenue…all while giving New Yorkers more green space! Courtesy: Tweet

How To Power California With Wind, Wave, & Solar Energy

By Joshua S Hill With a population of over 38 million and rising, California has often been deemed of sufficient size to almost be considered a nation-state of its own. The Golden State’s GDP is on par with many countries, and the state has also been a global leader in renewable energy — often standing […]

Clean-Up Crew On The Half-Shell!

The Bronx River lost its thriving oyster population to over-fishing and pollution, but with a new initiative to raise a healthy population of baby oysters, the hope is that Nature’s water filtration system will soon be up and running. Courtesy: Tweet