Solar Energy Site

Place where you can see solar panels, passive solar examples and/or get information about this form of renewable energy. Includes buildings, organizations, training programs, solar energy shops and contractors, government and utility company sites.

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Gold LEED certified luxury residential tower.The building is the 2nd residential green building in NYC. There are 274 apartments. The building has a 2 story Limestone base and brick and glass exterior...
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This Museum has Manhattan's largest solar array as of 2012! 36 kiloWatts of solar is atop Museum of Jewish Heritage's south annex (the Verdesian Towers above also has solar!). Opened in 1997, visitors...
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Four new affordable Lower East Side People's Mutual Housing Association apartment buildings designed by Chris Benedict RA and Henry Gifford. While being bike friendly, these apartment buildings are eq...
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This is a medium sized community garden where solar powered electricity catches the sun from the waterfall and sheds light. This community garden is maintained by local residents in association with ...
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This energy, arts and education center, created by Community Environmental Center, is located in the vibrant eco-park created by People Power. Come learn and take part in a number of educational works...
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The first green skyscraper in New York City, the Conde Nast building is a 48-story office tower that was finished in 2000. Part of the 42nd Street Master Plan to promote the redevelopment of this area...
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Energy Star apartment building on the Upper West Side that employs green design using the latest in environmental science, creating apartments that are housed in an environmentally sensitive structure...
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A green mixed use commercial & residential building with the Bronx's first PVs!
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CUNY recently joined the Million Solar roofs partnership and plans to install 500 PV systems in New York City by 2010. They encourage the use of renewable and efficient energy technologies in their co...
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The botanical garden uses water recycling, solar power, recycled materials, and a platinum LEED facility. It also has beautiful landscapes, plants, and educational tours. They have two special gardens...
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GreenPoint Manufacturing & Design Center is a not for profit working to retain manufacturing centers by rehabilitating underutilized land to serve communities by creating industrial and manufacturing ...
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They are recognized as a world leader in combining solar, or photovoltaic (PV), technology and architectural design. They specialize in "building-integrated PV", where solar panels ECOnomically replac...
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Solar powered cafe and community eco-fashion collective. Check out their free movie night every Sunday night at 8pm. An awesome place to eat delicious food and support an environmentally progressive l...
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Lovely community garden dedicated to providing an open community space for cultural, education and social involvement. The garden features solar energy by Tracy Fitz. Hours April - October Saturday: ...
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Becoming the first LEED certified museum after its renovation in 2008, the Brooklyn Children's Museum is a great place for children to explore, have fun, and learn.
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More than 7 million passengers daily pass through the newly redesigned Stillwell Avenue Station. The station boasts a solar roof made of building-integrated photovoltaic panels (BIPV), producing over ...
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At 300 kilowatts, it's NYC's biggest solar site! It also serves as an important transportation hub in the Bronx.
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Inspiring artwork that is housed in a renovated factory building! One may also visit Socrates Sculpture Park next door and recharge by the river!
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High performance day lighting in the new Hall of Fame! Come visit this interactive, child friendly museum and learn!
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Sustainable NYC is a fair trade store on the lower East Side. Everything in the store is made of recycled materials, even the building is made out of reclaimed lumber from around New York City. They u...
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1085 Washington Avenue is a new housing development project in The Bronx which opened on September 29th, 2009. This 90-unit, LEED certified building complex has a 1,850 square foot green roof which ha...
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The Solaire is located at 20 River Terrace in Battery Park City, one of the most affluent neighborhoods in New York City with a view that spans from Jersey City in the west to a glimpse of the Empire ...
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The three-story, 89,000-square-foot Perry Avenue building will power its lobby and common areas with electricity from the turbines and roof-top solar panels. It will feature reflective roofing and pav...
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Solar Energy Systems, LLC installed a 201 kW PV system in September, 2010. The system is estimated to generate 238,000 kWh annually. Project Name: IKEA BROOKYLN, NY Owner Organization: IKEA Property,...
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Project Name: Octagon Park Apartments Owner Organization: BECKER + BECKER ASSOCIATES Project Type: Multi-Unit Residence, Daycare, Park (eg. greenway) LEED System: LEED NC 2.1 Certification Level: Silv...
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