alternative energy

New York News
12:59 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Future Of Wind Power Uncertain In New York

Renewable-energy portfolio standards are in place across about two-thirds of the U.S. Some 30 states, the District of Columbia and two U.S. territories have laws on the books, while several other states have committed goals.

New York is drawing more and more power from wind and solar, but its renewable energy standard is set to expire at the end of the year.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Congressional Corner with Elizabeth Esty

  In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty and WAMC’s Alan Chartock discuss alternative energy – and how it is being deployed in the Nutmeg State.

New York News
6:06 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

Top Ranking U.S. Energy Official Hears Comments In Capital Region

Asst. Secretary Dr. David Danielson (center) at Union College with Congressman Paul Tonko (left) and Union College Chief of Staff Dr. Edward Summers (right).
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

Wednesday in Schenectady leaders of local companies, educational institutions, and other stakeholders met with government leaders to discuss opportunities through energy efficiency. 

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Capital Region News
12:19 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Capture The Energy Conference in Troy

Frank Murray is President and CEO of New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
Credit WAMC Dave Lucas

Business and energy industry leaders have gathered in Troy for the two-day "Capture the Energy" conference.

Frank Murray is President and CEO of New York State Energy Research and Development Authority - NYSERDA helped sponsor the event, organized by New York Best, a consortium of government, academia and private industry focused on developing the energy storage industry in New York State.

Michael Field is with the Raymond Corporation in Green, New York just North of Binghamton. He says with new technologies, those new jobs will come.

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Commentary & Opinion
12:15 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Franz Litz: New York Can Do Better than EPA

 This past week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued final regulations to require oil and gas drillers to capture harmful air pollutants that escape from wells during drilling operations, and from natural gas storage facilities and pipelines.  The final rule is a first, and it's good news. But the new rules take 2 and a half years to become effective. New York can and should do better.

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