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January 27, 2016
Building America Technology Solutions Case Study: Evaluation of Passive Vents in New-Construction Multifamily Buildings

The Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB) conducted research to gain more insight into passive vents. Because passive vents are meant to operate in a general environment of negative apartment pressure, the research assessed whether these negative pressures prevail through a variety of environmental conditions.

October 28, 2015
Energy-efficient homes in AHA’s Sunrise Acres Complex include such features as rooftop solar domestic hot water. Photo from Akwesasne Housing Authority.
Leading the Charge: Akwesasne Housing Authority Director Retha Herne

Retha Herne is Executive Director of the Akwesasne Housing Authority (AHA) in Hogansburg, New York. With the highest energy costs in the state of New York, the tribe is looking to alternative energy sources to help sustain the community for the long term.

October 5, 2015
EA-2004: Finding of No Significant Impact

The Seneca Nation Wind Turbine Project, Cattaraugus Territory, Erie County, New York

October 5, 2015
EA-2004: Final Environmental Assessment

The Seneca Nation Wind Turbine Project, Cattaraugus Territory, Erie County, New York

August 14, 2015
EA-2004: Draft Environmental Assessment

The Seneca Nation Wind Turbine Project, Cattaraugus Territory, Erie County, New York

July 30, 2015
CX-100317 Categorical Exclusion Determination

Solar Hot Water Project in Greenburgh, NY
Award Number: DE-EE0003193
CX(s) Applied: B5.16
Project Management Coordination Office
Date: 07/30/2015
Location(s): NY
Office(s): Golden Field Office

June 12, 2015
Six photovoltaic arrays generate 32 kilowatts of energy to power 20 units at the Akwesasne Housing Authority’s (AHA) Sunrise Acres housing complex on the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation. Pictured from left to right are Paul Kabotie of Indigenous Collaboration, Inc., Rachel Sullivan of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Cecil Ransom of AHA, Sandra Begay-Campbell of Sandia National Laboratories, and Sheila Loran of AHA. Photo from Lesley Kabotie, Indigenous Collaboration, Inc.
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Paves the Way to a Sustainable Future; Kicks Off Community Solar Initiative

Rachel Sullivan, Communications Lead for DOE Office of Indian Energy, writes about her experiences at the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe workshop.

March 24, 2015
CX-100203 Categorical Exclusion Determination

Solar Hot Water Project in Greenburgh, NY
Award Number: DE-EE0003193
CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.17
Solar Energy Technologies Office
Date: 03/24/2015
Location(s): NY
Office(s): Golden Field Office

January 15, 2015
EA-2004: Public Scoping Notice

The Seneca Nation Wind Turbine Project, Cattaraugus Territory, Erie County, New York

November 6, 2014
Department of Energy Recognizes Cummins for Deep Energy Retrofit at Jamestown Engine Plant

As a part of the Administration’s effort to increase energy efficiency nationwide through the Better Buildings, Better Plants Challenge, the Energy Department today recognized Cummins Inc., for demonstrating leadership in reducing energy use and costs at its Jamestown Engine Plant in Jamestown, New York.