Media Release

NYC Reaches DOE Solar America City Goal 3 Years Early

April 4, 2012 | Media Release

The NYC Solar America City Partnership (Partnership) announced today that solar energy capacity in New York City has increased 800 percent over the past six years and the City has surpassed its solar energy target of 8.1 MW under the federally-funded Solar America City program three years early. In addition, the Partnership announced two new Solar Empowerment Zones to be located in Chelsea and the lower East Side of Manhattan.

NYC Wins Department of Energy ‘SunShot’ Award to Make Solar Energy Cost Competitive

December 12, 2011 | Media Release

The City University of New York (CUNY), on behalf of New York City (NYC), has won a grant award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for SunShot NY, an aggressive plan to streamline solar installations. The ‘Rooftop Solar Challenge’ is part of the DOE SunShot Initiative, a national effort to make solar energy cost competitive with other forms of energy by the end of the decade.

Con Edison: Solar Doubled in NYC in 2010

March 3, 2011 | Media Release

Con Edison, which is working with the City University of New York (CUNY) on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar America City program…