60 New Electric Buses to Operate in Queens, Staten Island, & Brooklyn

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Wed, 15 May 2024 19:15:37 +0000

Governor Kathy Hochul yesterday introduced 60 new electric buses that will operate in routes in Queens, Staten Island and Brooklyn. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the New York Power Authority are building critical infrastructure to power a zero-emissions bus fleet, including installing 17 new bus charge points at Grand Avenue … [continued]

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Eaton Advances More Resilient, Sustainable Electricity In New York City With Energy Storage Projects Valued At More Than $7 Million

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Fri, 10 May 2024 11:00:02 +0000

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — Intelligent power management company Eaton is helping Endurant Energy deploy 10 battery storage projects in New York City. With a combined capacity exceeding 150 megawatt-hours (MWh), the energy storage systems will support clean, reliable power and strengthen the electric grid in the Bronx and Staten Island. The … [continued]

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New York City School Bus Electrification Project Wins 2024 “Transportation Power Player” Award

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Thu, 09 May 2024 07:03:26 +0000

The award, presented by Smart Electric Power Alliance, recognizes the project for its innovation, collaboration, and scalability Belmont, California — Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) recognized “Electrifying School Buses in the Bronx” with the 2024 Power Player of the Year award in the Transportation category. ESBB is a groundbreaking project … [continued]

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NYC Dept. Of Transportation Authorizes Electric Cargo Bikes For Use On City Streets

Credit to Author: Derek Markham| Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2024 23:01:08 +0000

Last month, New York City’s Department of Transportation authorized the use of electric cargo bikes on city streets, and put some key safety standards in place. On March 27, NYC DOT Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez announced the amendments to the city’s traffic rules to allow the operation of “pedal-assist commercial bicycles,” … [continued]

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New York City Gets 500kW Charging Stations

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2024 16:05:59 +0000

In a move that Reuters perhaps wrongly called the “fastest EV charger in US,” Gravity Mobility opened up some 500kW chargers to other companies in New York City. While not technically the fastest ever (they may only tie for first place), it’s still a big move that signals that the kilowatt … [continued]

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New York City Makes 8,500 Acres Of Parking Lots Eligible For Solar Canopy Development

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 09 Dec 2023 23:02:36 +0000

New York City has approved a change in its zoning laws that will allow solar panel canopies over parking lots in the city.

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1st Electric VTOL Aircraft To Fly Over New York City

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2023 04:08:41 +0000

I just wrote the other day about the first electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to fly in Florida … [continued]

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Energy Storage Projects Commissioned to Serve New York City

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2023 19:34:13 +0000

A Virginia-headquartered group said it has brought online the first two of the company’s four planned energy storage systems (ESS) designed to support and stabilize the New York City power […]

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New York City’s Largest Battery Energy Storage System Nears Completion

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2023 16:33:13 +0000

Con Edison President Matthew Ketschke reported that his company will place the largest battery energy storage system (BESS) in New York City in service just in time to help meet […]

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Flooding Issue in NYC? Rooftop Gardens for Bus Stops to the Rescue!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2023 03:59:04 +0000

New York City has a lot of concrete, and it’s not located in the desert. As a result, it’s got a problem with flooding, and the problem is only growing. One obvious solution to this problem is to get more soil and greenery in the Big Apple. But where? This is New York City, after […]

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