New York expects big boom from energy storage

A new report from the American Jobs Project shows that New York could add nearly 30,000 more jobs in the energy storage sector by 2030. The state is expected to maintain its annual increases in the sector, where it ranks fifth nationally for energy storage patents in different labs and universities. “Amplifying the role of local manufacturing in New York’s energy storage industry could provide stable employment for thousands of middle-class workers while creating follow-on benefits for the broader labor market,” said…

Google plans $1 billion expansion in NYC as tech race continues

The Big Apple’s tech race is on. A month after Amazon announced it would be opening a new headquarters in Queens, fellow tech giant Google is now planning a $1 billion expansion in Manhattan’s West Village. As part of the expansion, Google will be building a complex in the neighborhood after earlier this year announcing earlier this year would be making a $2.4 billion investment in Chelsea. The new building will be called the Google Hudson Square and it comes…