Energy

Conn., N.Y. Tie For Fifth Most Energy Efficient States

Sep 27, 2016
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According to a scorecard released on Tuesday by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, New York and Connecticut tied for the fifth most energy efficient states in the country. 

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Opponents of a pipeline expansion that would flow through vast portions of New York want the Cuomo Administration to deny a key permit that could result in a halt to the upgrade.

Suffolk County Joins Green Energy Initiative

Aug 31, 2016
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Suffolk County has become the largest municipality in New York State to sign on to a statewide clean energy program, Energize NY.

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Plans for a pipeline that would bring increased supplies of natural gas to New England have suffered a setback. Eversource and National Grid had teamed up with Spectra Energy to construct Access Northeast, but are now backing away from the deal.

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Stamford, Conn., is the first city in New England to sign on to a national effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in urban areas by the year 2030. It's a public-private partnership of business, environmental and government leaders called the Stamford 2030 District.

2030 Districts aim to reduce emissions and consumption of water and energy by changing the way buildings are  built and operated. The group says buildings are responsible for half of all energy consumed. 

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