The quest for cheaper energy on the consumer level trails back to the late 1970s, when solar appeared to be positioning to become a major player in power generation. Alternative power may get a boost from the advent of so-called "community grids.”
Monolith Solar, which engineers, designs and installs solar energy modules is expanding in the Capital Region.
Monolith will build its new headquarters, and research and development and manufacturing facility in the Vista Technology Campus in Slingerlands. The project will create 76 new jobs. Monolith also plans to install a solar farm on site, producing enough electricity to power most of the tech park.
A new poll shows upstate New Yorkers believe in higher quality care for veterans.
One positive impact of the recent VA scandal may be that Americans’ attitudes and understanding of the challenges returning veterans face have sharpened. Long wait times and dishonest record keeping at some VA sites led to the ouster of Secretary Eric Shinseki and has forced a reexamination of how the country should treat its booming Iraq and Afghanistan veteran population.
New York has announced it will bundle its multiple solar programs into the unified statewide NY-Sun Incentive Program. The billion-dollar initiative aims to add more than 3,000 megawatts of installed solar capacity by 2023.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says combining the programs will bolster the state's solar economy. NY-Sun will administer procedures now overseen by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority , Long Island Power Authority , PSEG Long Island, and New York Power Authority.
Since Governor Andrew Cuomo launched the NY-Sun initiative in 2012, his office says approximately 300 megawatts of photovoltaic generation capacity has been installed or is under development — more than what was installed in New York in the previous decade. Interest in solar projects has yet to peak...
Last week, the state announced that solar energy installers working with nonresidential clients will be allocated $60 million in the program's third round of funding.
PosiGen Solar Solutions, a growing provider of comprehensive solar solutions programs, will host the grand opening of its first store in New York State this Saturday.
With its entrance into the Albany market, the company will create up to 120 new green jobs while offering consumers solar panel and energy efficiency concepts that will help all customers of any income level save on their energy bills while helping the environment.
Details: PosiGen Solar Solutions Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting by Mayor Kathy Sheehan