Finally, Staten Island is good for something besides a cheap booze cruise.
As part of the mayor’s PlaNYC 2.0, the Bloomberg administration is once again looking at turning the massive Fresh Kills Park into a power plant. Once the city’s largest landfill, Fresh Kills in in the process of becoming the city’s largest park, Read More
Last week Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed that New York City engage in a serious effort to develop alternative energy sources, and in return for his trouble he faced skepticism and even ridicule from a cynical media. Cartoons were drawn with King Kong trying to swat a windmill off the top of the Empire State Building. Read More
In light of the news that Barack Obama will be appearing with Hillary Clinton in Unity, New Hampshire on Friday, it’s worth noting that Obama has already started borrowing from Clinton’s campaign rhetoric.
"Germany, a country as cloudy as the Pacific Northwest, is now a world leader in the solar power industry Read More
Speaking the morning after congestion pricing went the way of Westway, Mayor Bloomberg announced that he is seeking to install solar panels on city-owned buildings to create 2 megawatts of energy—similar to the amount of power created by some large wind turbines.
The city plans to issue a request for Read More
Real estate tycoon Jerry Speyer seems to be tiring of Con Ed bills, as he plans to unveil a small farm of 363 solar panels at the Tishman Speyer-owned Rockefeller Center tomorrow.
The complex, Tishman Speyer claims, will be Manahttan’s largest privately owned generation station for solar energy, according to a press advisory.