Media Release

CUNY Wins Two National Awards for Advancing Solar, Solar+Storage

July 12, 2017 | Media Release

San Francisco| Sustainable CUNY of the City University of New York, as lead of the NYC Solar Partnership, accepted the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) 2017 3iAward State and Local Government Achievement of the Year for its work to advance solar in New York City. This is the second recent national recognition for Sustainable CUNY […]

Sustainable CUNY Named 2017 Visionary of the Year by SEPA

June 27, 2017 | Media Release

The Smart Electric Power Alliance has named Sustainable CUNY the 2017 SEPA Power Players Visionary of the Year. Now in their ninth year, the SEPA Power Players Awards recognize utilities, their industry partners, individuals and other stakeholders on the front lines of energy transformation in the United States that are significantly advancing knowledge of or […]

Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul Opens NY Solar (+Storage) Summit

June 27, 2017 | Media Release

CUNY Summit Outlines Path to Solar (+Storage) on NY’s Grid NEW YORK, NY – Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul opened the 11th annual NY Solar (+Storage) Summit on June 21st, convened by Sustainable CUNY of the City University of New York at John Jay College in Manhattan. The Summit featured a progress update on the innovative […]

Sustainable CUNY Helps NYC Reach Solar Goals

April 20, 2017 | Media Release, News Media

“The City University of New York is proud to support Mayor De Blasio’s solar goals and join with our partners to implement Solarize NYC,” said Tria Case, University Director of Sustainability and Energy Conservation, lead for the NYC Solar Partnership. “The Mayor’s vision to invest in efforts like Solarize WeACT and Solarize District 2030 will […]


June 20, 2016 | Media Release

CUNY Built Map Puts Solar Tools in Hands of All New Yorkers NEW YORK, NY – The NY Solar Map and Portal was launched today at the 10th Annual NY Solar Summit.  Sustainable CUNY of the City University of New York (CUNY) worked with a team of researchers, IT and GIS experts at the country’s […]

Mayor Launches Solarize NYC – CUNY/NYC Solar Partnership Leads Implementation

April 25, 2016 | Media Release

Mayor Bill de Blasio has launched Solarize NYC, a citywide program designed to further increase access to solar through community group purchasing campaigns over the next nine years, expected to lower costs by 10 to 20 percent and increase solar capacity in communities that have historically had limited access to solar. Solarize NYC is a […]

Queens College, Sustainable CUNY to Host Resilient PV System

January 21, 2016 | Media Release

CUNY Teams with EPRI on DOE SunShot Project for Emergency Shelter/Grid Reliability The U.S. Department of Energy announced on Tuesday support for a three-year collaboration with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the New York Power Authority (NYPA) that includes designing a solar+storage system at Queens College of the City University of New York […]


June 11, 2015 | Media Release

(June 10, 2015) The ninth annual NY Solar Summit, convened by the City University of New York (CUNY), highlighted the ongoing efforts that have led to unparalleled growth in solar energy and solar jobs across the State and previewed the NY Solar Map and Portal to a capacity crowd. The Map, when launched in early […]

Brooklyn Community Board 6 Launches Community “Solarize” Program to Support Economic Growth and Sustainable Energy

May 13, 2015 | Media Release, News Media

Solarize Program Offers Limited-Time Discounts to Local Residents and Businesses, Offers Series of Educational Workshop on Solar Power | Brooklyn Community Board 6 announced yesterday the launch of Solarize Brooklyn CB6, a limited-time group purchasing program led by Sustainable CUNY and the NY Solar Partnership with NYCEDC and the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability. The program […]

Solarize Huntington Launches

May 13, 2015 | Media Release, News Media

Partnership between Town, Sustainable CUNY aims to increase residential solar installations by lowering costs | Huntington Supervisor Frank P. Petrone, the Town Council and Sustainable CUNY announce the launch of Solarize Huntington, a limited-time. community-driven education and group purchasing program aimed at reducing the cost of installing solar power for Huntington residents by as much […]