Category: facilities & renewable energy

Google Goes to 100% Renewable Energy!

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Google will be the first major corporation to become 100% powered by renewable energy. Even though Google consumes as much energy as the City of San Francisco, Google has figured out ways to reduce their carbon footprint, eliminate price fluctuations, and save millions of dollars on energy.

“It’s good for the economy, good for business and good for our shareholders.”

Indeed. Read Here.

Ron Kamen to Present Herzog Lecture on April 29, 2016

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Ron Kamen, CEO of EarthKind Energy, is the featured speaker for the renown annual Herzog Lecture at Oakwood Friends School on Friday, April 29. Mr. Kamen is an expert in clean energy and was pivotal in the development of Oakwood’s new solar electric system this year. “People, Technology and the Forces of Nature” will be presented at 10:30 am in the Oakwood theater, 22 Spackenkill Road in Poughkeepsie, NY . See article here

Delta Computer Group Installs 500 327 watt PV Panels

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US Energy Department Announces 2017 Solar Decathalon Teams

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(2015 winners shown above)

16 college teams have been selected this week for the 2017 Solar Decathalon! This is a exciting event for the many colleges who participate.  Many of the participants go on to become the solar champions of the future.

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Corporations and Sustainability Goals

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Today corporations need to embed sustainability goals into their mission. It is no longer adequate to have sustainable goals as add-ons.

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New York State Governor Announces Significant Commitment to Renewal Energy

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New York State continues to be a leader for the future! Governor Cuomo commits to a significant renewable energy plan in his State of the State speech.

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Oakwood Friend’s School Solar Array Completed! (Poughkeepsie Journal)

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(Photo by Poughkeepsie Journal)

Read article in Poughkeepsie Journal here.