Posts Tagged ‘energy’

Breath of Fresh Air: Upper East Side steam plant converts to natural gas

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, Our Town

By Megan Bungeroth Officials from Con Edison are paving the way to convert both of their Manhattan steam generating plants into natural gas-fueled facilities. Last week, representatives from the energy company came to Community Board 8 to explain how the conversion would work at their Upper East Side plant on East 74th Street and York [&hellip
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The Power of Choice

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

New York City residents may not know they can pick their energy provider By Aline Reynolds When New Yorkers think of energy, they generally think Con Edison. But there are actually more energy suppliers to choose from than there are cable, Internet and cell phone providers—combined. The trick is making sense of the promotions that [&hellip
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BLASTING A LOT OF COLD AIR

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

In the hot, humid August weather, several businesses kept their doors open and sidewalks cool, flouting a law passed last summer. Walking throughout Manhattan’s busy shopping strips, Eric Goldstein, director of Natural Resources Defense Council’s New York Urban program, found that 25 percent of the 400 stores he personally surveyed in Manhattan left doors open [&hellip
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