Tarrytown Re-Joins Westchester Power For Green Energy

Tarrytown Re-Joins Westchester Power For Green Energy

Good news! Sustainable Westchester, manager of the Westchester Power community energy program, has successfully completed the bidding for the renewal contract for Tarrytown. The bid was awarded to Constellation New Energy for the electricity supply to run from January...
Westchester Power Program in Tarrytown a Success!

Westchester Power Program in Tarrytown a Success!

5/29/2020 – Message from the Village Congratulations Tarrytown!! Your participation in the Westchester Power program since 2016: Saved Tarrytown $170,000 Served 79 million kWh Avoided 23,529 tons of carbon dioxide Since program launch, Tarrytown residents saved...
Coal Is Dead! Long Live Renewables!

Coal Is Dead! Long Live Renewables!

Below is an excerpt from this excellent article on Vox: https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2020/3/14/21177941/climate-change-coal-renewable-energy 4 remarkable facts about coal’s declining health So let’s walk through the four big findings. 1. It is already...
Project Sunroof Shows Great Solar Potential in Tarrytown

Project Sunroof Shows Great Solar Potential in Tarrytown

by Dean Gallea, TEAC Good news from a tech behemoth: Google has created a little-known automated tool, called Project Sunroof, that shows buildings’ and houses’ potential for solar photovoltaic generation. You can enter an address, or a town’s name or zip code, and...
Unnecessary Noise: A consequence of our gasoline culture

Unnecessary Noise: A consequence of our gasoline culture

by Dean Gallea The other day I was enjoying a quiet bike ride along the Hudson River, near the Sleepy Hollow lighthouse where some sort of photo shoot was going on. My reverie was shattered by the cacophony of three “cigarette” boats (long, narrow speedboats) roaring...
Heat Pumps: Stay Warm, Be Cool, Save Money AND The Climate

Heat Pumps: Stay Warm, Be Cool, Save Money AND The Climate

by Dean Gallea – June, 2019 In case you haven’t heard, Con Ed has slapped a moratorium on most new natural gas hookups in lower Westchester for the foreseeable future. They say that, with many people having switched from expensive oil to cheaper – and...