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Downtown Brooklyn »

The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership will install solar-powered trash and recycling bins starting Sunday.

Stuy Town »

The bus shelter on Avenue C had been unlit since 2009, according to residents.

Coney Island »

The charging stations were installed over the weekend. 

Upper West Side »

Portable solar cookers can cook anything from nachos to scrambled eggs to applesauce. 

Upper West Side »

A $6 million campaign to bring the solar-powered toilets to Riverside Park is under way. 


Designers at Pensa have been developing the concept behind Street Charge since early 2012.

Stuy Town »

The green energy education center was hit hard by Sandy but kept power thanks to rooftop solar plates.

Lower East Side »

A preview of the "Delancey Underground" project was unveiled on Essex Street.

Upper West Side »

The Columbus Avenue BID is working with the city on a flashy streetscape with solar power. 

East Village & Lower East Side »

The proposal to turn an abandoned trolley terminal into a solar-lit public park received its first public review.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

The eco-friendly festival Ecofest has been rescheduled for this coming weekend, but may not be powered by renewable energy.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

City funding puts Solar One a step closer to the city's first energy-positive building.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Facility in Upper Manhattan is set to get green energy technology under new city plan.

Manhattan »

The possible additions to the city's green initiatives are part of an updated PlaNYC unveiled in Harlem Thursday.

East Village & Lower East Side »

A local resident is hoping to build the city's first fully sustainable building in partnership with a global "biotecture" firm.