Broadway Stages, a film and television facility next to Greenpoint’s Café Grumpy (a favorite spot for Inhabitat writers!) is home to New York City’s largest privately owned solar roof! With the help of Greenpoint Energy Partners, Broadway Stages just completed the installation of a 420 kilowatt solar paneled roof, which will produce more than 600,000 pounds of annual carbon dioxide offsets. The roof’s annual renewable energy production will be the equivalent of planting 50 acres of trees or not burning 75,000 gallons of gasoline. The solar panel array is just one of many green initiatives for Broadway Stages.
Read the rest of this entry »