FPL Energy, LLC, a subsidiary of FPL Group, Inc., Juno Beach, FL, has announced that it will build, own, and operate one of the largest wind energy projects in the eastern United States, the Mountaineer Wind Energy Center, to be located in Tucker and Preston Counties in West Virginia.
Consolidated Edison Company of New York Inc. (Con Edison) has joined with other transmission companies in New York and New England calling for the development of a single, wholesale power market in the Northeast.
Last fall, the Department of Energy (DOE) Boston Regional Office sponsored two renewable energy and combined heat and power (CHP) workshops for federal energy managers in New England and New York. The workshops were a response to rapid developments in both on-site power technologies and related state and utility funding resources.
Former president Bill Clinton may have garnered a few 15-second sound bites recently for assisting in Harlem’s rejuvenation when he located his office there. But the Duane Reade drug store and Seaman’s Furniture showroom are helping the new three-story Gateway Building lead the revitalization of East Harlem day in and day out.
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently provided $800,000 to Albany Molecular Research, Inc., to offset added costs associated with the energy-efficient and renewable energy measures for its expansion projects in Albany and at the research center in North Syracuse.
Net metering will be tested through pilot programs run by Louisville Gas and Electric Co. (LG&E) and Kentucky Utilities Co. (KU). The three-year pilots will allow 25 customers of each utility to try net metering, with residential customers limited to 10-kW systems and nonresidential customers limited to 25-kW systems.
Lindab Inc. recently recognized its top-performing distributors at its 2002 Distributors’ Meeting in Virginia Beach, VA, May 17-18. The sheet metal duct product manufacturer presented six firms with the annual Silver Elbow Award.
Eight outdoor units or one? Sixteen refrigerant line penetrations or two? The choices looked like a no-brainer for a contractor installing ductless air conditioning in Overlook Hospital’s Sleep Clinic: the fewer, the better.