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Solarize Brooklyn!

Solarize Brooklyn!

We are very excited to announce the launch of Solarize Brooklyn!

SF SunBike to Bring Power to the Streets

SF SunBike to Bring Power to the Streets

Solar Power That Is! Sustainable Flatbush is proud to announce a partnership with Con Edison to build the SunBike, a mobile solar electric system that gets around in a retrofitted cargo bike.  

Neighborhood Energy Forum on March 20th, 2010!

Neighborhood Energy Forum on March 20th, 2010!

Exciting things are happening this spring at Sustainable Flatbush! We are assembling a Neighborhood Energy Forum to take place on Saturday, March 20th, 2010.

Solar PowerBike needs your help!

Solar PowerBike needs your help!

Help us win a grant to build this Solar PowerBike for the Flatbush community! Sustainable Flatbush has entered a proposal in National Geographic’s Green Effect environmental grant contest.

I Wanna Be a Solar Empowerment Zone!

I Wanna Be a Solar Empowerment Zone!

Last week I attended a special hearing of the New York City Council’s Infrastructure Task Force, on the topic of Distributed Energy Generation in NYC – essentially, how to encourage it.

Petition in support of Repowering America

“America must commit to producing 100% of our electricity from cheap, clean renewable energy sources, like solar and wind, within 10 years.” If you are onboard with Al Gore’s challenge, let Obama, McCain, and your elected officials know by signing the MoveOn petition here. Let’s do this!!

Repowering America, Locally

Repowering America, Locally

Our Sustainable Flatbush Neighborhood Solar Forum on Wednesday was a great success. This was the first of what I plan to be a series of forums on energy-related topics, and the timing is clearly right: the very next day Al Gore made his speech urging the United States to Repower America – convert our entire […]

Neighborhood Solar Forum on July 16th!

Neighborhood Solar Forum on July 16th!

Wondering if you can convert your house to solar? Come to the… Neighborhood Solar Forum for single family homes sponsored by Sustainable Flatbush July 16th @ 8pm Ditmas Workspace 535 East 17th Street (corner of Ditmas) http://www.ditmasworkspace.com/ Peter Landy will speak about his experience converting his house to solar power. Chris Neidl of Solar One […]

Let ‘Em Know!

Lots going on (or trying to!) in Albany and beyond on environmental issues. Here are just a few links to support important legislation being considered: Solar Energy This week the State legislature approved new tax incentives to encourage the installation of more solar electric (photovoltaic) panels in New York. This is great news, but the […]