As a member of the NYC Solar Partnership with Sustainable CUNY and the Mayor's Office, NYCEDC has helped solar energy in New York City grow by over 800% in the past five years, making solar a competitive renewable energy source.
Last week, our partners at the Flatiron Partnership announced the completion of a wireless corridor in the Flatiron District, part of a broader City plan to build the largest free outdoor public wireless network in the nation.
In our first Thinking Ahead post, Flatiron School co-founder Adam Enbar offers a solution for fixing the disconnect between education and the current demands of the workforce. The Flatiron School is providing young New Yorkers with technology training as part of the de Blasio administration’s NYC Web Development Fellowship program.
New York City Economic Development Corporation today announced the launch of the NYC Broadband Map, an initiative designed to expand connectivity and ensure that the City further establishes its position as a leader in technology in the 21st century.