The company is supporting events in New England and New York
WALTHAM, MA., September 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Do you own an electric vehicle, or are you considering the benefits of driving an environmentally-friendly vehicle with overall lower fuel costs and fewer maintenance requirements? If so, consider joining National Grid to celebrate National Drive Electric Week.
California Metro Areas also Top Annual U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index Rankings from Clean Edge
by Clint Wilder, Senior Editor, Clean Edge
At a time of notable acceleration in the nation’s transition to a clean energy economy, California leads all states in clean tech leadership for the seventh consecutive year, according to annual rankings released by Clean Edge, a leading clean tech research and advisory firm.
Too often airports are concrete jungles. We don’t think people should be detached from nature just because they are waiting for a flight.
In 2015, JetBlue revealed a first-of-itskind 24,000 square foot airport farm at JFK’s Terminal 5 (T5). The project is a partnership with nonprofit partner GrowNYC to promote local agriculture and enrich the airport customer experience with green space.
With 16 solar installations in the United States, General Motors takes the top spot among automakers for solar energy use in the nation. Its latest array can be found at the company’s Rochester Operations plant in New York – a 466-kilowatt array expected to power 3 percent of the facility’s electricity. That’s enough energy to power nearly 57 single family homes in New York or charge 1,000 electric vehicles for a year.
The Players Association, its longest tenured member, Alex Rodriguez and Major League Baseball are joining with New York State and Harlem RBI in a public-private partnership to create the Roberto Clemente Urban Youth Academy in the Bronx.
Together, the MLBPA and MLB are contributing $4 million from their joint Youth Development Foundation to the project announced Wednesday (July 20) in which the existing baseball and softball fields at Roberto Clemente State Park will be renovated and programs developed to provide world-class baseball opportunities for New York City kids.
We remember what it’s like to be a small business and know how difficult it can be to get through the door at a big company. In 2015, we launched the BlueBud (Buddies + Budding New Companies) mentoring program to help small food start-ups from New York grow.
Last week, global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland helped transform a community garden in New York as part of the brand’s commitment to urban greening. More than 100 volunteers pulled on their boots in partnership with local non-profit GrowNYC, to restore the United We Stand Garden—a 32,000 sq. foot garden in the Mott Haven neighborhood of South Bronx.