RISE : NYC is a global competition to identify and deploy new and innovative technologies to prepare New York City small businesses for the impacts of future storms, sea level rise, and other effects of climate change.
Solar technology is helping New Yorkers recover from the unprecedented power outages caused by Hurricane Sandy. With several of the City’s hardest hit areas still without power, businesses, nonprofits and volunteers have come together to install mobile solar generators where they are needed most.
Each summer, New York's top clean technology startups come together to pitch to a panel of the industry’s leading investors. This year the event returns to the New York Academy of Sciences for the 7th Annual New Energy Symposium on July 18-19, 2012.