Building a more sustainable New York starts with building more sustainable communities. Local governments affect energy choices in their communities, from government operations to homes, businesses, and community institutions.
Local governments in New York State can use the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s Clean Energy Communities program to implement clean energy actions, save energy costs, create jobs, and improve the environment. In addition to providing tools, resources, and technical assistance, the program recognizes and rewards leadership for the completion of clean energy projects.
Courtney Strong Inc. is the lead marketing support for Clean Energy Communities in the Eastern Upstate New York territory.
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The Solar Energy Consortium (TSEC)’s goal is to make New York State a global hub for transformative solar research and innovation, application development, and manufacturing. Click here for a Clean Energy Jobs Presentation, September 17, 2010
Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) creates policy and market solutions to advance sustainable energy. CRS brings forth expert responses to climate change issues with the speed and effectiveness necessary to provide real-time solutions.
Renewable Energy Markets (REM)- For 15 years, REM has defined and expanded marketplace opportunities for clean power. Bridging the interests of renewable energy generators, marketers and utilities with those of purchasers and policy makers and the communities that benefit from clean energy, REM is the nation’s premier forum for the energy community to gather, learn from each other, and recognize best practices for promoting renewable energy.
Clean Energy Technology Training (CETT) is a consortium lead by Ulster County Community College (SUNY Ulster), with four other SUNY community colleges in Dutchess, Orange, Sullivan and Rockland counties. The five colleges offer state-of-the-art instruction in wind, solar, and geothermal installation technologies, as well as the educational pathway to become a Home Performance contractor, promoting residential energy efficiency. Latest news: SUNY_Sullivan_Fall 2011 Information Session Flyer