Urban Innovation & Sustainability

Solar Energy

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Solar energy creates good paying jobs and healthy neighborhoods by providing New Yorkers with access to clean, affordable, renewable energy from local solar installers.


Free Public WiFi Coverage Is Coming To The Flatiron District

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.

Workforce & Local Business

Connect IBZ

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Connect IBZ will provide upgrades to broadband infrastructure in the city's Industrial Business Zones, increasing access to high-speed Internet service in underserved Digital Deserts.


Thinking Ahead: The Coding Economy

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.

OrderGroove Inc.

Find out how Greg Alvo, CEO and Founder of OrderGroove was able to expand his business to Lower Manhattan by entering NYCEDC's Take the Helm competition.


NYCEDC Announces Launch of NYC Broadband Map to Provide View of Commercial Broadband Infrastructure

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.


Join The Hour Of Code

NYCEDC is part of a $1 Million partnership to expand New York City's teacher training program in computer science.

Incubators and Coworking Spaces

Urban Future Lab

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The Urban Future Lab is New York City’s premier facility for the cleantech and energy community, supporting company formation and showcasing innovation.