Alfred State Expands its Renewable Energy Portfolio with New Wind Turbine
Sep18

Alfred State Expands its Renewable Energy Portfolio with New Wind Turbine

The newest member of Alfred State’s growing renewable energy family is currently catching the breeze above campus — a 100 kilowatt grid-tied wind turbine that will offset some of the college’s electricity usage. The turbine came online just a few weeks ago and is already producing clean, green energy. “This community wind project is another example of sustainability at the college and highlights the progress of our Center for...

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Southern Tier Manufacturing Gets a $15 Million Green Light
Aug30

Southern Tier Manufacturing Gets a $15 Million Green Light

People used to say American manufacturing is dead. Those people are awfully quiet these days. In fact, according to Business Insider, for the first time in decades, the trend of relocating manufacturing offshore is starting to reverse, and SUNY schools have been paying attention. In an effort to prepare for an influx of manufacturing jobs requiring highly-skilled workers, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo gave one initiative, (dubbed Retooling...

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Alfred State Treks to China for the 2013 Solar Decathlon
Aug19

Alfred State Treks to China for the 2013 Solar Decathlon

From July 15, 2013, to August 18, 2013, students from, Alfred State, Alfred University, and Guilin University of Technology in China, have come together in Datong, China, to build a home of the future — one that will showcase some of the biggest innovations in renewable energy and sustainable design. “It has been a life changing experience, full of challenges,” says Jacob Grisewood, of Belmont, NY. A 2013 graduate of Alfred State’s...

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What’s New Around SUNY?
Aug16

What’s New Around SUNY?

As SUNY grows its enrollment and strengthens its role in local, regional, and global economies, it is important to recognize the costs associated with increasing our impact, like the need to maintain strong infrastructure. This support ensures that the growth is sustainable in the long-run and increases the benefits to existing programs, people, and systems. To continually develop SUNY most efficiently, the SUNY Construction Fund was...

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SUNY, NYSERDA Announce $1.2 Million in Energy Savings in Conjunction with ‘Build Smart NY’
Jul29

SUNY, NYSERDA Announce $1.2 Million in Energy Savings in Conjunction with ‘Build Smart NY’

SUNY and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) this week announced that SUNY will save more than $1.2 million annually in energy costs throughout its 64 campuses by incorporating energy-efficient information technology and related facility improvements. The energy-saving projects, which are expected to be completed in 2014, support Governor Cuomo’s Build Smart NY Initiative, which aims to increase energy...

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Alfred State Drives to 88 MPG, is Featured on AOL Translogic
Jul22

Alfred State Drives to 88 MPG, is Featured on AOL Translogic

Sustainability is quickly emerging as one of the defining challenges of the 21st century in areas such as renewable energy, green building, sustainable agriculture, and hybrid and electric vehicles. That being said, it comes as no surprise that SUNY’s extensive commitment to sustainability is highlighted through Alfred State College’s participation in the “Green Grand Prix” — and subsequently showcased on...

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