Grants and Funding - Finding the Green for your Green Projects

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NYSERDA and National Grid representatives will be on hand to provide details about funding opportunities for projects that cut energy use.

Case studies from State University at Albany and State University at Buffalo will be shared to give participants useful information about the process of getting funding support and the results of their energy improvement projects.


Christopher Stump of NYSERDA will outline NYSERDA Funding Opportunities for Data Center and IT Efficiency Projects.

Stacey Hughes and Gene Hickok of National Grid will discuss National Grid energy efficiency programs and provide detail on expediting a project/rebate payment. New technologies will be reviewed and case studies will be provided.

Thomas Hudgens of Willdan will overview data center improvement programs from the consultant perspective throughout New York State, how the incentives work, and how customers can take advantage of these funding opportunities.

Indumathi Lnu of SUNY Albany will discuss the process of identifying a green IT project, researching and applying for a grant and presenting the final business case to senior management

Tom Furlani of SUNY Buffalo will discuss NYSERDA - CCR data center energy efficiency program, which includes implementation of high efficiency servers, rack-based cooling, and complete data center environmental monitoring



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SUNY Buffalo



Time & Place:

  • Wednesday, March 16, 2011
  • 8:30 am - 12:00 pm (check-in at 8:00 am)
  • Desmond Town Hall, Albany, NY

This session is open to the general public at no charge.

This event is sponsored by The NYS Forum, Inc. Based on support from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), The NYS Forum, Inc. is able to invite the general public to participate in this workshop.