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By Transition Catskills on Tuesday, Sep. 22, 2015 - 1:59 pm
On Saturday, October 3rd, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, join Transition Catskills and Southern Tier Solar Works at The Andes Hotel for SOLARIZE CATSKILLS, a free solar energy workshop that will give you all the information you need to know to go solar. Please... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Sep. 19, 2014 - 4:28 pm
For half a century, a valuable source of local energy has gone untapped: the billions of gallons of water that pour each year through the release works at New York City's Cannonsville Reservoir and flow into the West Branch of the Delaware River.  The... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jun. 15, 2012 - 11:38 am
Above: A video featuring actor Mark Ruffalo advocating for the New York Solar Jobs Act (S.4718/A.5173). Actor Mark Ruffalo is known around the world for his recent role as The Hulk in "The Avengers" -- and locally, for his crusade against hydrofracking.... Read more
By Lillian Browne on Thursday, Jun. 23, 2011 - 4:46 pm
Louis and Trish Pesout, with grandson Skylar Pesout, in front of a test wind turbine on their property in Franklin. Photo by Lillian Browne. Wind power is coming to Franklin. A Houston-based energy company, Horizon Wind Energy, has erected two wind test... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jul. 19, 2010 - 10:02 am
I highly doubt Rick Bates's truck is in any way a good thing for the environment, but it's kind of amazing. He cobbled it together from about $100 worth of parts, and it’s pretty low-tech. One of his fuel filters, for example, is a trash can filled with... Read more
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