Tag: solar-empowerment-zone

March 30, 2011

Make-your-own Solar Panel Workshop

Tracy Fitz of the New York Solar Energy Society and John Burke of the Maine Solar Energy Society are teaming up again this April 30, to host a repeat of their successful seminar on how to construct a photovoltaic solar panel.  Learn the fundamentals of photovoltaic power in this hands on workshop hosted by City Solar and The Commons in Brooklyn.  The workshop will be held at 388 Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn.  Registration is $125 and space is limited.  For more info on this event, contact City Solar at 347-254-0019 or [email protected].

June 23, 2010

A brighter future: three solar zones created in NYC

On June 8, Mayor Bloomberg and Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri, in conjunction with Sustainable CUNY, announced the creation of three Solar Empowerment Zones in the City. The zones have excellent potential for solar power. Being inside one of the zones gives technical assistance, and streamlined paperwork for getting solar installations authorized. (more…)

October 6, 2008

Adam’s Green Policy Round-up

Hello Everyone! My name is Adam Szlachetka. I’ll be blogging on regulatory and legislative issues that impact green building in New York City, interesting issues related to green home design in the City, and other related topics. Just to get started, there were a few notable items from this summer (more…)