John Bishop, president of Gurnee Heating & Air Conditioning in Closter, NJ, won the Contractor of the Year award from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Bishop accepted the award at the association’s national convention in New Orleans, LA.
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.