Wall Street Journal: Energy Researchers Measure New York’s Sunny Side

February 28, 2011 | News Media, Video

Exactly how much sunlight hits the five boroughs? That question prompted researchers at the City University of New York to spend months poring over terabytes of data, part of a project to quantify the city’s potential for solar electricity. To solve the sunlight riddle, the researchers dispatched a laser-wielding airplane on low-flying missions over the city. View laser video of NYC, read full story