in News Departments > FYI
print the content item

New York University (NYU) says it will purchase 118 million KWh of wind power - an amount equivalent to the power that the university purchases annually from Con Edison. It will be the largest purchase of wind power by any U.S. college or university (according to the EPA's Green Power Partnership Program), the largest purchase of wind power by any institution in New York City and the 11th largest purchase nationally.

"This decision - which will lead to more electricity being added to the grid from clean sources, rather than from fossil fuel sources - is an important step for our campus to take," says John Sexton, NYU's president.

Mortenson Construction_id2024

Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Are Fitch Ratings' Claims About Wind Farm Underperformance Unfounded?

A recent report from Fitch Ratings suggests that wind farms underperform due to an overestimation of wind resources, but AWS Truepower says the analysis misses the mark.


SunEdison Buying First Wind In $2.4 Billion Deal

Global solar company SunEdison and its yeildco have announced an agreement to buy the Boston-based developer, a major player in the U.S. wind industry.


U.S., China Reach Ambitious Climate Change Accord

The agreement between the global superpowers leans heavily on the deployment of renewable energy, such as wind and solar.


What The Midterm Elections Mean For The U.S. Wind Industry

Both chambers of Congress are now under Republican control for the first time since 2006. How will wind energy fare?


GE Blade Crashes At Mehoopany Wind Farm In Pennsylvania

The turbine manufacturer says the Nov. 2 incident is "isolated and unrelated" when compared to earlier blade issues.

BG 2015DblBox_id2032
Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015
Renewable NRG_id1934