More New Yorkers Embrace Solar Power

More New Yorkers Embrace Solar Power

“And I’m doing my part.” Steeply discounted power bills are also an incentive.“We should be trying to increase our use of renewable energy, one building at a time,” said Alfred Ling, 60, who installed solar panels on the roof of his four-story, three-unit rowhouse in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

In Minneapolis-St. Paul, the days of diesel buses may be numbered

In Minneapolis-St. Paul, the days of diesel buses may be numbered

Metro Transit next year will start using eight electric arterial buses, along with six diesel models, on the new C Line bus rapid transit route from downtown Minneapolis to the northwest suburb of Brooklyn Center, he said.

Now Even Apartment Dwellers Can Use Solar Power

Now Even Apartment Dwellers Can Use Solar Power

The number of subscribers in a group will be capped at 25 households so the firm can ensure a discount to everyone.“As the concept of community solar gets accepted further, we’ll be able to build larger systems and that will help expand the number of people that can be part of a group,” he said.IPPsolar derives its power from a solar array system on the rooftop of Truck & Trailer Service Ltd., in East New York, Brooklyn.