Archive for April, 2013

Solar on NYC Rooftops Sees Record Growth, Poised for More

April 16, 2013 | Article, Media Release

There were 14 MW of solar actively generating power on City rooftops at the close of 2012, an increase from 8.5 megawatts just a year earlier. There were only a handful of solar installation companies doing business in NYC and barely a megawatt of solar in 2007 when the City University of New York (CUNY) […]

Why We Need to Know: Tracking Solar Production in NYC

April 16, 2013 | Article, Media Release

Currently, Con Edison has no way to track the amount of solar energy being produced in any given hour on its grid. A smarter, cleaner and more resilient electric grid requires integrating intelligent data monitoring with distributed energy generation systems like solar and emergency generators. Many of the existing PV systems have some variation of […]

Sustainable CUNY Video Contest

April 9, 2013 | Campus Sustainability News

Behavioral changes can sometimes be the most difficulty to achieve in the short run, but once new habits are adopted by the current generation they can become status quo. In order to raise awareness on behavioral changes that can have a tremendous impact on energy savings Sustainable CUNY is sponsoring a video contest that is […]