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Electric Vehicle Website for Capital Region

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Site offers accessible information about Electric Vehicles for consumers, employers, fleets and electricians

Rain Barrel Sale

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Albany County Soil & Water Conservation District offers special on rain barrels!

Member-Visitor Survey

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Results of survey to make OEIC more effective and increase visitors, members and participation.  

SUNY Ulster: Building Science & Sustainability

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Excellent training for BPI Heating and Envelope Specialists at special rates.

Go Green Day 2013

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The event is a free family-friendly educational, informational and hands-on event.

Greg Pahl on Power From the People

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Greg Pahl will speak at UAlbany on Monday, April 8th at 7:15pm.

Skidmore Green Homes Tour

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Tour homes in the Saratoga Springs area that take advantage of the sun, insulaltion and other green building techniques.

2013 Tree & Shrub Sale

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Albany County Soil and Water Conservation District is now taking orders for Spring

Sow it Forward

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Food Gardens eligible for grants; application deadline is Jan 11, 2013. Details here...

Upcoming Local Energy Events

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Free Global Warming Webinar

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Thursday, Oct 18th from 10:30 a.m. - Noon. Quantifying Greenhouse Gas Reductions from Land-use Policy
 

Transition Troy Film Series

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Transition Troy  film series continues with End of Suburbia Thursdays 10/25 and 11/1.

Electric Vehicle Guide

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NYSERDA releases EV infrstructure guide for governments, businesses and other entities.

TECH-SMART Hosts Community Day

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Learn about solar and wind energy, participate in many activities, and meet your neighbors and local businesses.

First Annual TRIP & RCHR Green Fair

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Recycle anything that plugs in, learn about other great green stuff, and meet your neighbors

Transition Albany: Events and Activities

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Check here for upcoming events related to saving energy, community and other sustainability topics.

Local Lift

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Thursday, May 17 (8:30 to 1:00) Local Lift – a symposium for independent businesses, individuals and community organizations.

NYS ClimAID Report and the Adirondacks

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Panel Discussion: What everyone needs to know about anticipating climate change.

Richard Heinberg to Speak in Albany

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Richard Heinberg, Peak Author, to speak at UAlbany on Tuesday, March 27th. This is a big event; mark you calendar!

Strategies for Creating Accessible Gardens

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Thursday, March 22, webinar with suggestions and strategies for creating accessible gardens in your community.

Wild Center to present at Adirondack Local Government Day

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Wednesday, March 21st, Come learn about community energy efficiency options and management projects for Adirondack Communities

Economics wth Charles Eisenstein

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Money and the Story of the People: A webinar conversation with Charles Eisenstein and Judith Katz.

Meet Your Farmer

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Meet your farmer and join a local CSA, Saturday, March 3rd.

Radix Ecological Sustainability Center - Open House

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Sunday 2/26 1-4 pm take a tour and learn what is growing environmentally in Albany.
 

Trees and Shrub Sale

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Albany County Soil and Water Conservation District is now taking orders
for Spring

Computer Energy Webinar

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Learn the basic steps to minimize environmental impact when buying and using computers.

Champlain-Hudson Power Express

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CREF hosts Donald Jessome of TDI at St Rose, Monday, February 20th, to talk about innovative new power line to bring renewable energy to NY.

Ulster CC Offers New LED Class

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Thursday, Feb 23, 5 pm to 9 pm, learn the latest about LED lighting.

Skidmore’s New Energy Economy Forum

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Attend energy-economy conference Thursday  Feb 16 evening and Friday, Feb 17 at Skidmore College.

GE Renewable Energy VP continues Union Energy Seminar Series

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Victor Abate to speak on Thursday, Feb 2 about the Future of Alternative Energy.

Energy Audits Available to Small Businesses

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Audit looks to save you money and is FREE!

CREF Presentation: Update on Energy Storage

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Tonight Jason Doling presents State of Charge of battery technology in NY State at College of St Rose.

EPA Sets New Limits on Power Plant Emissions

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EPA cuts allowable emissions of mercury by 90% as well as other toxins!  Isn't it about time?

Additional Hydropower from the Mohawk

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EnergyNext president, Gordon Boyd, presents the opportunities and issus Monday at 7pm, Nov 21 at the Capital Region Energy Forum at the College of St Rose.  

Farm and Food Film Festival

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Join the Saratoga Film Forum in a 4-day celebration of farms and foods! Panel discussions with regional experts after every film.

UAlbany Sustainability Week

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November 14 to 18 is Sustainability Week at UAlbany. Lots of events and educational opportunities open to public. Take a look at what is planned.

New Technologies Redraw the World’s Energy Picture

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There was an eye-opening article in the New York Times that peak oil is simply not going to happen.

Are You Trapped by High Gas Prices?

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Americans Spent $100,000,000,000 more on gasoline this year than last. Yes, that is $100 Billion, with a B, more.

Want More on Howard’s Harvesting?

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Read Katherine Rasmussen's very excellent article in AOA. You can grow grain here too!

Transition Training Workshop

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Transition Troy offers first area Transition Network training to instruct area residents on how to present their message and start organizing groups.

Annual Solar Tour