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Money Flows In Energy Politics

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UN: Which Way To Zero

While a net zero carbon emissions goal by 2100 is the UN's policy recommendation, you're on you own about how to get there

E Pluribus Unum Grid

Prospects brighter for creating a unified national electric transmission grid

In the Media

Anderson Testifies

Testimony in Support of Intro Number 378

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Friends of Benchmarking

Second Year White Paper

FOB 2nd Year White Paper

The Second White Paper is an independent, non-partisan assessment of data gathering software and benchmarking data quality. It opens a window for understanding how behavioral and market driven decisions made by property owners relate to effective public policy.

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In The Carbon Age

NY's Leading Energy Edge

Profiles of 9 New York energy storage equipment makers getting $22 million in state funding

Worth Quoting

"The most fateful time in a law’s life is not the fight to get it passed but the implementation afterward. I think activists and advocates sometimes forget this and tune out after the victory party" Dave Robers/Grist

Solar Worries

Are problems at the industrial-scale Ivanpah solar power plant start-up snafus or is low output a sign of something worse?

Worldwide

Going But Not Gone Yet

Power Africa: Maybe Not

President Obama's program to bring new, cleaner electricity to African nations faces domestic opposition & more

Sydney: Government Efficiency

Sydney's lighting its public spaces with 4,100 LEDs, saving taxpayer dollars with energy efficiency

Sallan Report Microsite

Start up. Scale up.

Seek durable innovation.

Discover the insights of real world green tech and development trailblazers.

MarketMakersNYC.sallan.org

Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

The De Blasio Benchmarking Blessing

Mayor de Blasio has given a special vote of confidence to Local Law 84, the building energy benchmarking mandate, in his climate policy vision report One City, Built to Last. At the very same time, the EPA has released an expanded version of Energy Star. Talk about great timing, now that New York has become the biggest city in the world to set a goal of cutting its carbon emissions 80% by 2050.

Statue of Pallas Athena in Vienna, Austria

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Pat SapinsleySnapshot

Energy Efficiency: Markets or Mandates?

The implementation of energy efficiency savings in the US has been more difficult than its advocates might have hoped. Americans are relying on a patchwork system to achieve energy savings.

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Sallan Events

There'll Be Some Changes Made

There'll Be Some Changes Made

9 September 2014

We are witnessing the realignment of NY's and the nation's energy system and its regulatory framework for a carbon constrained world in the face of disruptive technologies, new financial practices and novel user demands at the grid edge.

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How Knowledge Saves Power Panel

The Urban Energy Revolution

23 January 2014

How Knowledge Saves Power Panel sponsored by; NYIT, NYLCV, Friends of Benchmarking and Sallan, convened experts who all agree that LL84 may not be perfect but has created positive momentum for change and a bright future for benchmarking.

Michael Bobker, Adam Hinge, Jonathan Flaherty, Ari Frankel and Conor Laver make the case.

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The Urban Energy Revolution

The Urban Energy Revolution

28 Sept. 2012

The Infrastructure Panel sponsored by; NYIT, NYC ACRE, NYLCV, NYECC, Pace Energy & Climate Center and Sallan, considers fast forwarding to a time when cities rely on decentralized systems for heating, cooling and electricity.

Now we know — rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy's devastation means a fundamental rethinking.

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Atlantic Wind Power Panel

Wind Power In New York

21 May 2012

Held at NYIT, the Atlantic Wind Power Panel sponsored by Cleantech Corridor, McCarter & English and the Sallan Foundation, considered New York's prospects for offshore wind energy.

Is Atlantic Wind Energy in Our Future? Sallan is using Storify to stay up-to-date.

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Market Makers

Market Makers: Event Two
The New Energy-Efficient Building Toolkit

15 November 2011

Making Green History By Doing It

Learn how New York property owners, tenants and retrofit teams are leading the way toward making energy efficiency the hallmark of big city real-estate and helping Gotham thrive.

Market Makers

Market Makers: Event One
Developing & Deploying Energy Efficiency Technology

20 September 2011

An exploration of the emergence and growth of New York City's clean tech sector via case studies on green building advances and efficiency technologies — an Official Event of Climate Week NY°C 2011 — took place at the New York Academy of Sciences.

Reimagining Metropolis

Re-imagining the Metropolis:
Visions For A Near Future

26 April 2011

Now, we must accelerate our pace — in understanding and rethinking city functions — to reinvent the metropolis. In this final forum of our series, panelists explored how New York will be challenged and may be transformed by emerging trends.

Reimagining Metropolis

Reimagining the Metropolis:
Revolution is No Joke

2 Feb. 2011

A Banker, A Lawyer & An Underwriter Walk Into A Bar — our 3rd event of a 4-part series — got serious about developing the means to assign monetary value to high performance properties, tracking and comparing their performance as well as tackling thorny issues of code enforcement and LEEDigation.

Reimagining Metropolis

Reimagining the Metropolis:
Making it Happen

30 Nov. 2010

Our second event of a four part series on high performance building in New York City zeroed in on public policy developments, private sector innovation and how they have intersected over the last half-decade.

Reimagining Metropolis

Reimagining the Metropolis:
The Big Picture

28 Oct. 2010

Our sold-out first event at the AIA New York Center for Architecture conveyed the Big Picture — a wide-angle view of what has been achieved, what's been learned and what's next for New York City's revolution in high performance building.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Around Town
Indian Point: Keep It Open/Shut It Down
3 Nov
The Indian Point nuclear power plant provides New York State with 2,000 MW of capacity with a significant amount of its energy used in NYC. The operating licenses for Indian Point Unit's 2 and 3 are up for renewal. Should the plant be shut down? Can it be shut down? If so, how and why? Are there viable alternatives?
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Possible Impacts of the New York Public Service Commission’s “Reforming the Energy Vision” on Wholesale Power Markets
3 Nov
Legal experts focus on the New York Public Service Commission’s Reforming the Energy Vision. It could have profound operating and legal implications for wholesale power markets in NY. Join this forum for experts to discuss these implications and the factors that should be considered while the REV initiative is still being finalized by the Commission.
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Transition Neighborhoods Workshop
17 Nov
There are 1,100 plus Transition groups in 44 countries with 16 national hubs. In the US, 151 Transition initiatives have formed already. It's time for NYC to tap into the power, creativity, and collective genius of this global grassroots network. Start here
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The Origins of Environmental Law
3 Dec
Don't miss this eight-part lecture series, Origins of Environmental Law: Regulation and Evolution, taught by Leon Billings and Thomas Jorling, the two senior majority and minority staff members who led the Senate environment subcommittee which developed bedrock US environmental laws. October 8 - December 3
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Redirecting The Sky: Fulton Transit Center Oculus
11 Dec
Opening Soon: one of the largest and most elaborate art and daylight installations in the U.S.: The Fulton Transit Center's Sky Reflector-Net. The Fulton Transit Center will feature a remarkable oculus that draws natural light deep into the interior. Learn all about its design & construction now
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