New York offshore wind investment ‘historic’ for clean energy

In his State of the State address today, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans to boost the state’s offshore wind industry through two requests for proposals for at least 800 megawatts of offshore wind energy. The commitment could potentially create thousands of new clean energy jobs, according to a labor expert at Cornell University. […]

Why the future of clean energy storage lies in hydrogen

As renewable sources of energy like wind and solar gain traction, scientists and engineers are eyeing new ways to store that energy in a cost-efficient manner — laying the groundwork for a future in which renewables rival fossil fuels in powering our homes and vehicles. Paul Mutolo, a chemist and director of External Partnerships for […]

China’s electric car switch to rattle industry, drive up price of lithium

Chinese regulators recently announced that the government is setting up a timetable to end production and sales of petrol and diesel cars. China is following the example of other countries, such as Britain and France, that announced similar moves towards cleaner vehicles in the coming years. Arthur Wheaton, an automotive expert with Cornell University’s School […]

Networking@Rev: Connect with clean energy startups

WHAT: Networking@Rev: Clean energy networking event WHEN: Thursday, February 2 from 6-8:30 p.m. WHERE: Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, 314 E. State Street (Second Floor), Ithaca, NY 14850 MEDIA: The event is free and open to the public. Local media is invited to attend and interview clean tech startups, including NSYERDA 76West Clean Energy Competition winners. […]

Climate experts tackle policy, activism and clean energy at upcoming community conversation

WHAT:  “Policy and Activism:A Conversation on Climate Change & Clean Energy” WHEN:  Friday, Feb. 26, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. WHERE:  Uris Auditorium, Cornell University, Ithaca MEDIA:  The event is free and open to the public. Media members are asked to RSVP to Daryl Lovell in Cornell’s Media Relations Office at 607-254-4799 or dal296@cornell.edu.   ITHACA, N.Y. […]