Apr 15, 2011
Category: EmPower Solar
LIBN: Do you think today's young people will be a sort of "Generation Green" who accept solar from the start? David Schieren: It's part of your DNA. I was with an executive from the American...
Nov 02, 2010
EmPower Sponsors “Greening Your Place of Worship” Workshop
On September 23, 2010, the Long Island Interfaith Environment Network (LIIEN) and Abundant Communities Together (ACT) held a very successful 4th annual "Greening Your Place of Worship" workshop. Over 100 people from different faiths joined...
Oct 06, 2010
US Army Veteran & Friend of EmPower Speaks on Renewables in the Military
One thing is for sure. The military does not adopt change fast. But when it does change, the affected industries undergo a revolution. Ships, Airplanes, digital communications; now we are watching the latest revolution unfold...
Sep 08, 2010
The Smart Grid: Integrating rising demand & increased renewable energy into an aging and overburdened power grid
Last week I posted a blog about EmPower COO Greg Sach's MIT Thesis on Smart Grid Design & Evolution. This entry expands on that post with a little bit of background on where we stand...
Sep 03, 2010
EmPower COO Greg Sachs Graduates MIT, Publishes Smart Grid Design & Evolution Thesis
Having recently graduated from the System Design & Management (SDM) program at MIT, EmPower's Chief Operating Officer Greg Sachs published his thesis on Next Generation Smart Grid Systems. SDM is a joint program with the...
Aug 20, 2010
Long Island Power Authority Reduces Solar Rebates Once Again
In 2009, the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) was paying solar system owners $3.50 per watt of electric power capacity installed as part of its Solar Pioneer Program. That means the utility could literally pay...
Jul 16, 2010
Jul 12, 2010
David Schieren Published in Long Island Business News
EmPower's CEO David Schieren was featured in the Long Island Business News (LIBN) last week. He wrote an op-ed explaining the benefits of solar energy and why utilities and the government should continue to provide...
Jun 11, 2010
Jun 10, 2010
David Schieren appears in National Building Museum Video
Since its creation in 1980, the National Building Museum (NBM) offers exhibits, presentations, and educational materials on the built environment. For the past 24 years, it has honored leading individuals and organizations in architecture, engineering,...