How should New York balance the needs of energy consumers and the environment? Learn how the most complex policy decisions in energy economics affect you.
News that visionary billionaire Elon Musk plans to take control of SolarCity has raised new questions about the potential of renewable-energy manufacturing to revive the upstate economy. Read More.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Comptroller Scott Stringer have announced their intention to divest the city’s pension funds of all coal-related equity and bond holdings. Read More.
The New York City Council has passed a new law mandating that city-owned construction projects be held to a stringent “green” building standard. Read More.
Governor Cuomo called for an investigation into a leak of radioactive material at Westchester County’s Indian Point nuclear power plant. Read More.
Governor Cuomo announced last week that New York State will derive half of its energy from “renewable” sources by the year 2030. Read More.
In January, Mayor de Blasio announced a city-wide ban on the styrofoam containers. Read More.
Governor Cuomo should act to loosen the strictures of SEQR. Read More.
Mayor de Blasio recently promised to cut New York City's overall carbon emissions by 40% over the next 15 years. Read More.
Just in time for NYC Energy Week, the City Council is considering a law to force large commercial buildings to turn off all their lights at night, in order to conserve energy, cut costs, and reduce greenhouse emissions. Read More.
The facts you need to know about the issues that matter most in New York.