Energy

Bonded Energy’s new solution: Compatibility

By GREGORY ZELLER // Bonded Energy Solutions is throwing a BYOT party – as in, bring your own thermostat. The Stony Brook-based energy-efficiency startup’s high-tech devices, which work with apartment building-based steam-heat systems dating back centuries, in some cases, have “evolved” to work with third-party temperature gauges – an advance that could dramatically widen the market for the 21st century temperature-control systems, according to CEO Jerritt Gluck. Originally built to work exclusively with Bonded Energy…

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New York’s offshore dreams now have a blueprint

Albany has released a strategic plan to advance the development of offshore wind resources along New York’s coastline, including a giant wind farm 12 miles off Long Island’s shores. Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced publication of the New York State Offshore Wind Blueprint, a 24-page (including acknowledgements and indexes) framework for the responsible generation and transmission of coastal wind-generated electricity. The blueprint was created by the New York State Research and Development Authority with…


Proposed plant applauds renewable/fossil study

As renewable programs struggle to set a new national energy tone, the Long Island-based subsidiary of a major independent power producer is lauding a new international study calling for greater collaborations between renewable sources and “fast-reacting fossil-fueled generation.” The idea, according to a white paper recently released by the Massachusetts-based National Bureau of Economic Research, is that “intermittent and non-dispatchable renewable energy resources” like solar and wind aren’t reliable enough to meet growing energy demands…