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June Forum – Reforming the Energy Vision & Community Solar

June 2, 2016

Join GreenHomeNYC on the evening of June 15 for a forum discussing New York State’s comprehensive new energy strategy: Reforming the Energy Vision (REV).

 

This forum will cover New York State’s energy production, distribution, and consumption platform from the perspective of its new policies regarding community solar development.  Not only will this impact the way in which we create and move energy, but also the way in which consumers participate in the energy marketplace.

 

This forum will feature voices from all aspects of REV with a focus on developing solar at the community scale.

 

Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

 

Location: 1359 Broadway, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10018

 

Click here to register:

 

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Posted by Phillip Eddy in Blog, Monthly Forum

{Green Careers} May 2016 Recap– Sustainable Career Tracks: Education/Academics

June 1, 2016

By Thomas Storck

 

Photo credit: Emily Taubenblatt

Photo credit: Emily Taubenblatt

 

From teachers to program managers on various scales, the following green professionals were brought together by the GreenHomeNYC Green Careers group on May 10th to share their personal histories, day-to- day challenges and advice about that indefinable and ever-changing area between sustainability and academia. Their stories, as summarized below, reveal that their differences are as evident as their similarities.

 

This month’s recap features insight from Liliya Shames (NYC Department of Education’s Deputy Director of Operations), Christopher Sedita (Green Buildings Teacher and CTE Department Lead at The Urban Assembly School for Green Careers), Dianne Anderson (NYU’s Sustainable Resources Manager) and Antuan Cannon (CEO and Co-Founder at Envirolution One) about counting light bulbs, knowing your strengths, bureaucratic nonsense and how to overcome it, and the true source of renewable energy.

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Posted by Katie Schwamb in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

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