NYPA Takes Good Care of Its New Smart Street Lights

In 2018, the New York Power Authority (NYPA) announced the Smart Street Lighting NY program to install 500,000 LED street lights in cities throughout the state. In June of this year, the utility took the concept one step further by

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NYPA to Enhance Smart Street Lighting NY

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will be enhancing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Smart Street Lighting NY program to include a maintenance service option for interested municipalities. Smart Street Lighting NY, announced by the Governor in the 2018 State of

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New York to Match California’s 50% Renewable Energy Standard

The Clean Energy Standard will require 50 percent of New York’s electricity to come from renewable energy sources like wind and solar by 2030, with an aggressive phase in schedule over the next several years. In its initial phase, utilities

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Con Ed Offers Attractive DR Incentives for Large Commercial Buildings

New York’s Con Edison has some attractive incentives to offer the owners of large commercial buildings who participate in the utility’s summer demand response programs. The program will pay the owner of a building or buildings a maximum of $500,000

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NY Law Aims to Cut Sky Glow from Outdoor Lighting

A new state law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently is designed to preserve dark night skies by setting shielding requirements for outdoor lighting installed by state agencies. Major industry and advocacy groups, including the International Dark Skies Association, worked

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New York’s Dark Skies Bill a Model for Outdoor Lighting

New York Governor Cuomo signs into law the Dark Skies bill, which establishes requirements for outdoor lighting applications installed by state agencies. Specifically, the bill requires the use of properly shielded light fixtures to prevent unnecessary up- and side-lighting, thereby

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Lightfair New York and San Diego are Temporary; Back to Philly, Vegas

EdisonReport http://www.edisonreport.net/ can confirm that LIGHTFAIR is heading back to Philadelphia in 2017, and Las Vegas in 2018. Below is the schedule: 2015:  New York 2016:  San Diego 2017:  Philadelphia 2018:  Las Vegas 2019   Philadelphia

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New York a leader in renewable energy jobs

Texas, California and New York are among the nation’s leaders in adding clean energy and transportation jobs during the first three months of the year, with the three states responsible for 1,886 positions, according to an analysis released Thursday. But that’s

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NY Plans to Create Energy Efficient Power Grid

New York released plans for energy modernization that will change how electricity is distributed throughout the state. A press release says the changes will create a power grid of the future by developing new policies to encourage and reward consumers

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Con Edison, NY Customers Made 2013 a Banner Year for Energy Efficiency

The more than 45,700 customers who made upgrades to save electricity and the nearly 2,000 customers who made gas upgrades received $45.94 million in incentives. The company’s Green Team paid those incentives for new energy-efficient lighting, heating and cooling systems,

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News Updates for the Week of September 16

1.      ENERGY STAR Lighting Road Mapping Meeting – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) welcome lighting stakeholders to this initial road mapping discussion on October 9, 2013 from 3:30 – 6:30 PM CDT.

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News Updates for the Week of December 17

1.      Energy Efficiency Provisions Approved in Both Chambers of Congress – The Senate passed important provisions from the bipartisan Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act (S.1000) introduced by U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) to help the country

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