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Governor Paterson Announces Funding To Continue Long Island Solar Energy Program

Albany, NY - December 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor David A. Paterson today announced that the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will provide a $6 million grant to the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA).

Governor Paterson Announces Stimulus Funds Targeted To Cut Energy Costs For Low-Income Residents Of...

Albany, NY - December 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor David A. Paterson today announced $60.3 million in federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding for weatherization projects that will work to reduce the energy burden on low-income residents in 9,431 multi-family housing units around the State.

Congressman Eric Massa highlights HEAP home heating assistance program

CORNING, NY - November 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today Congressman Eric Massa highlighted the beginning of the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) application period.

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $3.5 Million Coming To Hudson Valley Community College For Solar...

New York, NY - October 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, United States Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that the Hudson Valley Community College in Troy will receive $3,497,595 from the Department of Energy.

Governor Paterson announces major expansion of New York’s solar energy

Albany, NY - October 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor David A. Paterson today announced that $10 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding is now available through a competitive statewide solicitation for solar energy projects in New York State.

Global Green USA Announces Conversion Of Largest Poultry Plant In Us To Recyclable And...

New York, NY - September 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Global USA’s Coalition for Resource Recovery announced a key milestone today in its goal of achieving 100% recyclable wholesale packaging through Hunt’s Point Distribution Center, the largest food distribution center in the world.

First Affordable Housing Development in Brooklyn with Solar Panels

NEW YORK, NY - September 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) President Marc Jahr, New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Rafael E. Cestero and Alan Bell from Dumont Green LLC, celebrated the groundbreaking for a new eight-story 176 unit affordable apartment building at 1490 Dumont Avenue.

Governor Paterson & NYSERDA Help Schenectady Municipal Housing Authority Save Nearly $480,000 in Annual...

Albany, NY - September 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has made more than $1.6 million available through the Multifamily Performance Program to the Schenectady Municipal Housing Authority (SMHA) as part of a comprehensive statewide energy reduction plan.

Governor Paterson Announces Kick-Off of “Smart Grid” Consortium to Promote State-Of-The-Art, Reliable and Cost-Effective...

Albany, NY - August 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor David A. Paterson today announced the kick-off of the New York State Smart Grid Consortium to foster the development and deployment of new technology aimed at reducing the cost of electricity while increasing reliability.

Hinchey Announces New $5 Million Dollar Federal Investment to Further Establish Binghamton University as...

Vestal, NY - August 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) today visited Binghamton University to announce that he's secured a new $5 million federal investment to further establish the school as a leader in solar energy research and development.

Mayor Bloomberg and NYCHA Chairman Rhea Unveil New Housing Authority Energy Efficiency Program to...

New York, NY - August 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Chairman John B. Rhea today unveiled NYCHA's new energy efficiency demonstration project at the Castle Hill Houses in the Bronx. By 2011, it will lower energy usage by 2.25 million kilowatt hours of electricity a year, reduce carbon emissions by more than 4,900 tons annually, and save $1.2 million a year.

Rep. Tonko Secures Investments In Local Infrastructure, Housing Projects

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Paul Tonko (NY-21) joined the House of Representatives Thursday in approving the Department of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2010, which builds on the Recovery Act to make smart investments that will provide short-term help in the form of housing and jobs to those hurt most by the economic downturn, and long-term solutions like highway and public transit improvements to put our economy on sound footing for the future.

Global Biopharmaceutical Company is First Signed Tenant of New York City’s New State-of-the-Art Commercial...

New York, NY - July 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Governor David A. Paterson, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Eli Lilly and Company CEO Dr. John C. Lechleiter and Alexandria Real Estate Equities CEO Joel S. Marcus today announced ImClone will locate its research headquarters at New York City’s new Alexandria Center for Science and Technology at the East River Science Park.

Prism Solar Technologies Receives $1.5 Million Manufacturing Grant from the New York State Energy...

San Francisco, CA - July 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today at the Intersolar North America 2009 conference, Prism Solar Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of a unique holographic solar technology for solar-electric modules, announced receiving $1.5 million from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) through the Renewable, Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Product Manufacturing program.

Gillibrand Announces Key Senate Panel Approves $500,000 For LIPA Program to Help Long Island...

Riverhead, NY - July 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Standing at the Riverhead Free Library on Long Island, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that that a key Senate panel approved $500,000 to provide rebates for homes and businesses that install solar panels to generate energy.

NYSERDA Awards $1.5 million to Syracuse-based Clean Tech Center to Establish Clean Energy Business...

Syracuse, NY - July 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced an award of $1.5 million to the Center for Clean Tech Entrepreneurship at the Tech Garden to establish a clean energy business incubator program that will provide business support to accelerate the successful development of early-stage, clean energy technology companies in Central Upstate New York.

New York State Announces Energy Efficiency Upgrade At State Office Building

Smithtown, NY - June 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — New York State Office of General Services (OGS) Commissioner John C. Egan, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) President and Chief Executive Officer Francis J. Murray Jr., New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel, Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin S. Law, and State Senator John Flanagan recently unveiled a new 200-kilowatt fuel cell.

USDA Rural Development Awards More Than $14.8 Million in Recovery Act Funding to 10...

SYRACUSE, NY - May 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that 10 New York water and wastewater projects will receive $14,869,400 through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

Senators Schumer and Gillibrand Announce Over $2 Million in Economic Recovery Act Funding Coming...

New York, NY - May 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — United States Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced today that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded a total of $2,038,081 in American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) funding to the city of Utica through the Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control (LHC) Grant Program.

Free Service Available to Find and List Affordable and Accessible Housing

Albany, NY - May 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) today announced a free on-line housing listing and locator service for affordable, special needs, and accessible housing throughout New York State. The new service will assist renters, property providers, housing professionals and social service providers with accessing real-time rental housing information throughout New York State.

Focus on Helping Financially Struggling Families Improve Energy Awareness

Albany, NY - April 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced today that the Low-Income Forum on Energy (LIFE) will hold a series of meetings across the State to help address the challenges and opportunities facing low-income families as they seek affordable energy in the wake of the downturn in the economy.

CPower Secures More Than $10 Million in Series B Round of Financing

New York, NY - April 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — CPower (www.cpowered.com), a leading energy management firm, today announced the closing of its Series B round of financing. This $10.68 million investment was led by a new investor in the company, Mayfield Fund, as well as returning investors, including Bessemer Venture Partners, Expansion Capital Partners, Schneider Electric Ventures, New York City Investment Fund and Consensus Business Group.

SL Green Realty Corp Launches Broad Energy Conservation Initiative

New York, NY - April 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG), owner of New York City's largest commercial office property portfolio, has launched an energy savings initiative designed to significantly decrease utility demand and create additional cost savings on usage.

First Lady Michelle Paige Paterson Announces Solar Panel Installation At Governor’s Mansion

First Lady Michelle Paige Paterson today unveiled the first installation of solar panels at the Governor’s Mansion, a significant step toward reducing the Mansion’s...

LIPA Solar Project Would Provide Enough Power to Sustain 6,500 Households And Reduce Carbon...

Governor David A. Paterson today announced a major alternative energy project that would create the state’s largest source of solar power to help meet...

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Homeless Activists Disrupt City Budget Hearing to Demand Mayor’s ‘Housing New...

As the City of New York negotiates the housing budget amidst an unprecedented homelessness crisis, homeless activists from the House Our Future NY campaign interrupted a budget hearing held by the City Council’s Housing and Buildings Committee. Led by Nathylin Flowers Adesegun–the homeless 73-year old