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Syracuse company’s lights will shine on next Super Bowl

September 30th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Commercial, Renewable Energy

Syracuse company's lights will shine on next Super Bowl

The playing surface at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., is illuminated by LED lights made by Ephesus Lighting Inc., of Syracuse. (Courtesy of Ephesus Lighting) Syracuse, N.Y. — A young Syracuse company will help the NFL avoid any repeat of the 22-minute blackout that struck Super Bowl XLVII. Ephesus Lighting Inc., which got [...]

Renewable Choice Energy Announces Partnership with Syracuse University

September 30th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Commercial, Renewable Energy

Renewable Choice Energy Announces Partnership with Syracuse University

Campus increases its commitment to clean energy with wind power purchase BOULDER, CO (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Renewable Choice Energy announced today that it has partnered with Syracuse University to provide green power to the school in order to further reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The University purchased a total of 123 million kilowatt [...]

New York’s Bold New Plan To Expand Solar Energy

September 30th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Commercial, Industrial, Municipal, Renewable Energy, Residential

New York's Bold New Plan To Expand Solar Energy

Photo credit: Shutterstock New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo reported a ramp-up in his state’s solar capacity Friday, an announcement that rounded out a big week for the state’s environmental initiatives. The governor announced new NY-Sun awards for large solar electric projects that will increase the solar capacity in New York State by 68 percent, or [...]

Governor Cuomo Announces $94 Million Awarded for Solar Projects Across the State

September 30th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Commercial, Industrial, Municipal, Renewable Energy, Residential

Governor Cuomo Announces $94 Million Awarded for Solar Projects Across the State

142 Solar Projects at Businesses and Schools Will Increase New York’s Solar Capacity by 68 Percent September 26, 2014 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced NY-Sun awards for large solar electric projects that will increase the solar capacity in New York State by more than 214 megawatts, a 68 percent increase over the amount of [...]

Plug Power expects to boost revenue with new financing package deal

September 29th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Commercial, Industrial, Municipal, Renewable Energy, Residential

Plug Power expects to boost revenue with new financing package deal

Plug Power has reached an agreement with M&T Bank to offer financing packages for the first time to customers looking to purchase fuel cells, refueling stations and service agreements. Plug manufactures hydrogen fuel cells that are used by manufacturers and retailers to power forklifts in large warehouses and distribution centers. Partnering with M&T is part Plug [...]

Governor Cuomo Announces New SolarCity GigaFactory Complex at RiverBend

September 29th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Commercial, Industrial, Municipal, Renewable Energy, Residential

Governor Cuomo Announces New SolarCity GigaFactory Complex at RiverBend

Will create nearly 5,000 jobs upstate, with over 3,000 in Buffalo Governor breaks ground on largest solar manufacturing facility in Western Hemisphere Albany, NY (September 23, 2014) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a new, one million-square-foot site for the future SolarCity GigaFactory facility, which will manufacture solar panels at the RiverBend site in South [...]

Central New York Solar Summit October 14, 2014 Agenda and Registration Information now Available!

September 16th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Commercial, FEATURED ACTIONS, Industrial, Municipal, Renewable Energy, Residential

Central New York Solar Summit October 14, 2014 Agenda and Registration Information now Available!

Did you know that New York has more sunlight than Germany, the world’s solar energy leader?  Or that the price of solar energy has dropped by 50% in the last three years?  These are just a few of the factors behind the dramatic growth of solar energy in New York and the United States.  On [...]

Largest City In Vermont Now Gets All Its Power From Wind, Water And Biomass

September 15th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Commercial, Industrial, Municipal, Renewable Energy, Residential

Largest City In Vermont Now Gets All Its Power From Wind, Water And Biomass

Water flows through the Winooski One hydro-electric plant in Winooski, VT. The Burlington Electric Department’s recent purchase of the facility, located in the Winooski River between Burlington and the city of Winooski, enabled it to reach 100 percent renewable power. CREDIT: AP/WILSON RING Burlington, Vermont recently purchased the 7.4 megawatt Winooski One hydroelectric project, which [...]

Central New York Solar Summit October 14, 2014

August 28th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Commercial, Industrial, Municipal, Renewable Energy, Residential

Central New York Solar Summit October 14, 2014

Municipal representatives, planning and zoning officials, code officers, architects, engineers, and solar energy professionals are invited to an all-day, comprehensive outreach and training event sponsored by the Central New York Regional Planning and Development Board. The Solar Summit will provide five tracks throughout the day with specialized topics for varying levels of interest and experience. [...]

UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous

August 27th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Commercial, Industrial, Municipal, Renewable Energy, Residential

UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous

Flash flood waters from the overrun Skunk Creek flood I-10 in northwestern Phoenix. Global warming is here, human-caused and can already be considered dangerous, a draft of a new international science report says, warning that it is increasingly likely that climate change could be irreversible. (Matt York | The Associated Press) WASHINGTON (AP) — Global [...]

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