NYEW 2014 Natural Gas Breakfast: Infrastructure, Exports, and Emissions

New York Energy Week kicked off Monday morning with the Natural Gas Markets Breakfast at CME Group. The event brought together broad market participants — from upstream producers to financiers and entrepreneurs — to address the revolutionary shift in fossil fuels economics over the past six years. Moderated by Peter Gardett, Founding Editor of Breaking Energy, the...

NYEW 2014 Transportation Breakfast: The Need for Standards and the Right Market for Innovation

The transportation sector plays a large role in economic competitiveness and in environmental sustainability, which according to the EPA, accounted for 27 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in 2010, trailing just the power sector. Going forward, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects an average energy consumption increase of 1.1 percent by the world transportation sector....

NYEW 2014 Energy Storage Roundtable: Calling for Clear Guidelines and Incentives

Policymakers and industry leaders are increasingly understanding the importance of energy storage in a number of applications, such as integrating renewable energy sources and providing grid resiliency, which has become particularly exigent in New York in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. As a result, organizations like the New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology (NY-BEST)...

NY Governor Announces $200M for Buffalo Billion Initiative

New investments in the Buffalo Billion initiative, including advanced manufacturing and clean energy technologies, are expected to create more than 1,300 jobs. On June 30, 2014, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced approximately $200M in Buffalo Billion Initiative funding to support high-tech projects that would create more than 1,300 jobs, boost economic growth, and...