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Carbon Footprint Improvement in Germany

New York and California are not alone in their commitment to carbon footprint improvement. Germany is putting aggressive programs in place and while they have not hit their original goals,...

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Could “liquid trees” help us reach our green energy goals?

With New York State’s new progressive green energy goals, we should all be thinking about how we need to prepare for a carbonless footprint.  Many options are under study or...

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Two Austrian Companies Address Plastic Waste in Landfills and Oceans

Click below to read more about two Austrian companies who are partnering to address a rising problem - too much plastic in our landfills and oceans. Not only could this...

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Spectrum News: EkoStinger Plant Opens in Horseheads

An amazingly simple idea that reduces fuel and increases jobs right in Upstate New York! Good for the ecosystem and economics!

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Google Maps adds electric-car charging locations

This is a great way to tackle Range Anxiety, the fear that many people encounter when they are considering Electric Vehicles (EV).  The fact that Google sees the need to...

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Energy Update

Energy storage capacity is the linchpin to making distributed renewable power effective.  New York is working on it.  Duke energy is investing in it-big time.

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Solar for Residential

We are making big advances in solar for residential.  This successful installation was announced about a year ago.  As attractive as it is (at least in my opinion) there are...

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Energy Update

Sometimes ‘old news’ can be brought back and aligned with breaking news.  Energy storage is not a new problem.  Perhaps we can learn from and adapt some of the thinking...

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Energy Storage and Production Methodologies

This article does a nice job of explaining a variety of energy storage and production methodologies for those of us who are not actively engaged in the industry.  It is...

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NY’s Commitment to Going Green Evident in Tompkins County

More evidence of New York's commitment to green right in our Central New York neighborhood! Read more below about how Tompkins County is leading the way to enable practical use...

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Energy Sec. Perry, Rep. Katko say FitzPatrick Nuclear Plant benefits County and Country

Republican Congressman John Katko invited Energy Secretary Rick Perry to tour the FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Oswego County, more than a year after the facility could have closed.

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NYSERDA Announces Procurement of Off Shore Wind

Intrigued by Cindy's newsletter article entitled, "How Can Less of a Good Thing Be Better?"? The announcement below from NYSERDA about procuring 800 MW of Off Shore Wind (OSW) is...

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Portland, Oregon’s Ingenious Way of Producing Electricity from the City Water System

Read more below about how Portland, Oregon is using their city water system to produce electricity using gravity fed water from downhill water pipes.

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Clean Energy & The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Given that New York State is committed to Clean Energy, this Federal agency is more important that one might have thought.   New York is very much in the purview of...

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Thank you, NYPA!

It makes us proud to be New Yorkers when we see "us" reaching out to help those in need. Thank you, NYPA and then entire team that is supporting the...

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Cleaner Environment AND More Energy

Here is a technology that instead of killing two birds with one stone, it actually could save two birds with one stone.  Cleaner environment AND more energy.

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Google Doing Significant Work in Alternative Energy Technologies

Google is doing significant work in leading edge alternative energy technologies.  It matters to our members because they are locating a spin off company focused on geotherm in the Capital...

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Green Energy’s Health and Environmental Impacts

A note from Cindy Oehmigen: Having just returned from a trip to Europe, I was struct by the significant visibility of solar panels throughout the countryside.  On top of many warehouses,...

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MACNY Congratulates Craig Avalone of CHA for National Recognition

MACNY has had the privilege of partnering with CHA consulting on outreach efforts for NYSERDA.  We are pleased to be able to congratulate Craig Avalone, one of CHA’s engineers, on...

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NY Renewables Efforts

A couple of weeks ago I attended a Workforce Development Institute conference on the potential for jobs linked to the renewable energy industry.   This further substantiates the current and future...

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Energy Cost Reduction

Here are a few common sense tips that are not complicated to employ--and the impact is likely greater than you imagine.  Fortunately for New Yorkers, there are programs through NYSERDA...

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New Material for Solar Cells

Is Crystalline Silicone becoming passé?  Perhaps.  Thanks to researchers at NIST and the University of Nebraska, perovskites could become the next superstars of solar cells.  More efficient, more stable.

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Thirteenth Annual Symposium on Energy in the 21st Century

New York State has ambitious renewable energy goals to help take stress off the aging energy infrastructure while creating jobs and improving the New York State economy. The NYS goal...

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Zero Emissions Credits

MACNY members have probably seen recent articles in the press that describe Governor Cuomo’s agreement with Exelon Corp designed to keep the 4 upstate NY nuclear power plants operating.  This...

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