Greenpoint Film Factory Reduces Energy Costs By More Than $70,000 Per Year NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar Energy Systems, LLC (SES), Greenpoint Energy Partners (GEP), and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) partnered with Broadway Stages, one of New York's premier sound stage facilities, on a solar energy system that will reduce the film stage's energy costs by more than $70,000 annually. The solar photovoltaic (PV) system, designed, engineered, and installed by SES is projected to produce thirty-two percent of Broadway Stages power needs annually. This is equivalent to the power used by one hundred and twenty single-family homes each year. Greenpoint Energy Partners, LLC is the project developer, and will arrange financing for the project. Broadway Stages, the site for production of feature films, television series, commercials and music videos, received nearly $900,000 in financial incentives from NYSERDA for this project.
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New ‘EcoSteps’ Initiative to Extend Mission to Improve Health and Fitness
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. (TSI) announced the launch of its new ‘EcoSteps’ initiative, a fully integrated sustainability program. This industry- leading program will bring innovative processes, practices and solutions to TSI’s entire club network.
“A healthy planet means healthy living for all of us, which is why we’ve made a company-wide commitment to lessening TSI’s impact on the environment,” said COO Martin Annese. “EcoSteps is a natural extension of our company’s mission to improve health and fitness. More efficient, more environmentally sustainable clubs will give our members better opportunities to work toward both a healthier body and planet.”
TSI is committing to ambitious goals with its EcoSteps initiative. The company aims to reduce energy usage by 20 %, water usage by 5% and recyclable waste by 75% over the next 3 years. This long-term program, which TSI will be working on closely with community leaders and sustainability experts, will educate employees and members about how they can participate to help achieve these goals.
Queens Goes Solar with Solar Energy Systems, LLC, (SES) and Novelty Crystal Corporation in Long Island City, NY
NEW YORK, April 27, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Solar Energy Systems, LLC, (SES) designed, engineered and installed a 49.1 kW solar PV system for the Novelty Crystal Corporation in Queens, New York. Novelty's solar system will produce 55,686 kilowatt-hours of electricity annually, with a complete economic return on its investment in two years. Furthermore, the system will reduce carbon pollution by 52,895 pounds per year, which is equivalent to planting 4.09 acres of trees per year and reducing auto-driving miles by 63,474 miles annually.
SECAUCUS, NJ – JANUARY 2010 – Hartz flips the switch! Hartz Mountain, in collaboration with Staples, The TJX Companies, Inc. (owners of T.J. Maxx and Marshall’s), Sports Authority, Sunpower Corporation and Solar Energy Systems, has unveiled the newest installation of solar arrays within the Hartz Mountain real estate portfolio. The new installations, with 3.1 MW of capacity, will dramatically reduce carbon emissions over their lifetime.
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority Announces $10 Million in Stimulus Funding for Solar Energy Installations
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced that $10 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding has been awarded to allow five solar energy companies to install solar photovoltaic systems (PV) on homes and businesses throughout New York State. These funds will support the continued growth of New York’s clean energy economy and help New York meet Governor David Paterson’s goals of achieving 45 percent of our energy needs through renewable energy and improved energy efficiency by 2015.