New York Completes 1.2MW Community Solar Array

New York has completed the construction of a 1.2MW community solar array. Nearly 200 households and businesses are already benefitting from the site in Brooklyn, which entered operation earlier this month. The project was funded by the New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) and developed by Daroga …

New Jersey to Ban Wild Animals in Circuses

Last week, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill banning the use of elephants, tigers and other wild and exotic animals in circus acts that travel through the state. Known as “Nosey’s Law,” the bill is designed to protect animals in traveling circus acts from being exploited and abused. …

New York Steps up Energy Efficiency and Storage Targets

New York State Public Service Commission has approved two new initiatives to reduce the region’s carbon footprint. Governor Cuomo has announced a dramatic increase in New York State’s energy efficiency and battery storage targets. In a bid to tackle climate change more quickly, the New York State Public Service Commission …

New York Awards $3m to Nextgen Clean Energy Leaders

The projects are expected to reduce emissions by more than 2,000 metric tons over the next five years.  New York has awarded $3 million (£2.3m) for colleges and universities to invest in clean energyprojects to tackle climate change. The University of Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology and Suffolk County Community College have won …

World Animal Day: How Animal Lovers Around the World Are Celebrating

Thursday is World Animal Day, a day dedicated to improving the well-being of animals across the planet. “To achieve this, we encourage animal welfare organisations, community groups, youth and children’s clubs, businesses and individuals to organize events in celebration of World Animal Day. Involvement is growing at an astonishing rate and it’s now widely accepted …

Milena Zindovic: Woman in Architecture

On the academic and business trajectory of the Serbian architect Milena Zindovic, in addition to our capital, where she graduated from the Faculty of Architecture in 2007, there are also New York, Ljubljana, and Sabac. At the Cornell University in New York, where she went for a master’s degree, her …

New York Teams up with Denmark to Boost Offshore Wind Sector

They will work together to develop strategies and solutions for the development of the clean energy resource. New York has teamed up with Denmark to boost the state’s offshore wind sector. New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate have signed a …