Weekend Links

NYC

* Cornell University will enter NYC mayor Mike Bloomberg’s competition for a science and technology campus.

* Walking tours of the Sheridan Expressway – Hunts Point Study Area will be given this Saturday by NYC Planning.

PV

* NYC has three incentives which may be applied to PV projects: a $62,500. property tax abatement, a sales tax exemption, and NYSERDA’s $1.75 / watt rebate funded by the Systems Benefit Charge collected by Con Edison

* Oversupply is the recurring theme in the solar industry.

* Britain needs to increase its capacity for electricity generation because all but one of the country’s nuclear facilities, and half of its coal power plants, are due to shut by 2023.

UNCATEGORIZED

* “Safety” is a crowded trade; Harvard Business Review article on embracing risk.

* Norwegians are standing up for openness.

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