Green

Read the latest updates on NYCEDC's green initiatives. 

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Sunshine in the City: The Power of Solar in NYC

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When you think about solar panels, a New York City rooftop is likely not the first place you envision. But NYC’s high costs of electricity and progressive renewable energy policies make going solar in the five boroughs not only feasible, but economical.

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Green NYC 2025: The Future of Green Technologies in NYC

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Green 2.0 can create over 9,000 new jobs by 2025. The recently released Green NYC 2025 report showcases real opportunities for cleantech's digital evolution.

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NYC BigApps and Cleanweb: Can Our Smartphones Make Us Greener?

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On Saturday, May 18, NYC got a taste of Cleanweb’s power for rapid innovation at the Cleanweb Developer Day, sponsored by the Advanced Energy Economy (AEE).

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Solar Sandy Project Brings Power to Storm-Affected Areas

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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.

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Cleanweb Hackathon NYC: September 28-30

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This weekend, Cleanweb Hackathon NYC will bring together developers, designers, and entrepreneurs to brainstorm and create innovative products, apps, and solutions to global resource constraints.

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NYC Cleantech Innovators Compete in New Energy Symposium

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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.