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Developments and Green Finance White Paper. - Happy 4th of July - Energy independence day ;-) Along the lines of the theme that we have technology coming out our ears, but we don't know what to do with it. The main problem is the economic/financial paradigm we are operating with. We have b Rogier van V. Jul 3, 2015 9:25 AM
Meetup details changed: Video Conference: On the true cost of "Free Solar panels" - Special announcement tonight.   I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/greenapp­le/events/223001326/ Rogier van V. Jun 9, 2015 3:03 PM
New Report on SolarCity: SCTY Road To Six Feet Under - For the last few years, I have been writing about the evils of solar PPAs and I am planning some new webinars. It was a delight to see some MBA students from Finland who just won a prize in a competition by the Economist Magazine and Kerrisdale Rogier van V. May 23, 2015 11:55 AM
Changes to the group - At this point, I will remove all members, and then the group will be re-launched in a different format. Rogier van V. Jan 19, 2015 3:57 PM
The Future of Green Apple Meetup. - For now I'm going to shut down this group, but I will re-launch it immediately. The focus of the group will change. I will be launching a new program to specifically help people with making smarter renewable decisions, based on sound fi Rogier van V. Jan 11, 2015 9:55 PM
Clean Energy and Property Value 6/26 at the Center for Sustainable Energy/BCC -     http://www.meetup.com/greenapp­le/events/183217772/ Rogier van V. Jun 24, 2014 6:07 PM
Webinars on Raising Property Values with Clean Energy - There will be some webinars leading up to this introductory seminar: •  There's no free solar panel •  Why Energy Efficiency does not add up •  Rogier van V. Apr 28, 2014 7:42 PM
Meetup details changed: Green Financial Literacy for Home Owners and Buyers - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/greenapp­le/events/176783282/ When : Friday, May 23,[masked]:30 PM Rogier van V. Apr 23, 2014 7:35 AM
How can we make sense of Green??? -   You can't. Basically, the whole green movement is a joke, most specifically because it's like people are either thinking they can save themselves rich, or save the planet green - and both are a fallacy. The alternative is people seek Rogier van V. Jan 6, 2014 8:11 AM
Green Apple is now charging membership dues - Hi Sustainability Fans, Green Apple has started charging $10.00/year to cover costs of running this Meetup. We are charging dues so we can: Cover Meetup costs Encourage more engaged members Improve Mee Rogier van V. Jan 5, 2014 3:23 PM
Open Letter to Governor Cuomo - about the Green Bank and Underwriting Standards - Recently, I published an open letter to Governor Cuomo about the new Green Bank and the opportunity to create viable underwriting standards. I have begun to get some very interesting responses to the letter, and we are now planning a webinar ab Rogier van V. Sep 23, 2013 6:27 PM
Green Power Webinar Today, Thursday at 7 PM EDT -     An idea whose time has come:     Rogier van V. Sep 12, 2013 2:38 PM
Questions about Monday's Webinar - Since someone raised some questions about Monday's webinar, here follows some background information:   My whole focus is on all areas where sustainability becomes sustainable because it is profitable. In my consulting work I a Rogier van V. Sep 7, 2013 9:43 AM
Webinar Launching your own green biz making $10K in 120 days part time, and building it from there -     Here is the reservation link for the webinar.   This is a paradigm busting opportunity, renewable energy taking flight with customer referrals. Rogier van V. Sep 6, 2013 4:33 PM
Correction - here is the link for the webinar tonight at 8:00 -       Registration for Green Energy Referrals Webinar Rogier van V. Aug 19, 2013 11:04 AM
Reservation information for tonight's webinar -   For tonight's webinar it is not enough to RSVP on this meetup.   You need to sign up for the webinar itself here:   Registration for Green Energy Referral Webinar Monday night at 08:00 EDT Rogier van V. Aug 19, 2013 11:02 AM
Green Energy Promotion - Hi All:     I am doing new mini blogs on Green Energy Promotion. http://passiveenergyincome.com­/article/green-energy-and-ener­gy-independence?RogierFvV http://passiveenergyincome.com­/article/due-diligence?Rogier Rogier van V. Jul 11, 2013 10:43 AM
How to make sense of screwed-up incentives and still succeed - The last 6 weeks I've been posting a lot of stuff on my blog about getting off the grid, including reviewing the problematic impact of numerous government programs, which with all the best intentions achieve sometimes the opposite of what they intend. Rogier van V. Jun 18, 2013 1:56 PM
This fall... - Dear Group Members:   We hope all of you are productively engaged in figuring out if you want to have a president who wants to burn more coal, or one who wants to continue to push the development of Green Energy.   Mea Rogier van V. Sep 6, 2012 7:26 AM
Are Baby Farts Really Green? -   This just for fun...   http://www.vliscony.com/2012/0­8/04/baby-farts-green/     Rogier van V. Aug 9, 2012 3:51 PM
Special Invitation re Building a Culture of Sustainability and Earning while you learn... -   Please note on the schedule that I have a few spots available in a special meeting at Banana Kelly on Tuesday 6/26.   This is really a private meeting, but since I'm the presenter, I can bring a few guests. I am helping Bana Rogier van V. Jun 23, 2012 11:15 PM
Meetup details changed: Banana Kelly - North American Power Business Presentation and Training - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/greenapp­le/events/64550482/ When : Tuesday, May 15,[masked]:00 PM Rogier van V. May 12, 2012 6:41 PM
Power Networking Green style - Years ago I designed a green power marketing program for an Energy company (ESCO), who had no clue how to address that market, and I told them it needed a separate company - they thought it was too much of a fringe phenomenon to worry about. I told the Rogier van V. May 7, 2012 9:51 PM
Poll of Topics for 2012 - I've set up a poll with topics for this year. Please take a few minutes and give us some feedback. and... don't forget to sign up for Green Power http:// Rogier van V. Feb 13, 2012 5:07 PM
Green Power and Admin Costs - This is just a reminder, if you are on this list, and you are not an NA Power customer already, you have the option to support us by switching your household to Green Energy with North American Power. http://www.napower.com Rogier van V. Feb 13, 2012 6:43 AM
Fundraising Drive - This group is hosted under the auspices of NYCW/TheCourseinTongues -- www.thecourseintongues.org -- a chapter of New York Citi Works -- www.nycitiworks.org This arrangement was chosen in order to keep this group independent from Rogier van V. Feb 2, 2012 4:03 PM
update on the green power revolution - http://nycgreenapple.blogspot.­com/2011/12/on-marketing-of-gr­een-power.html Rogier van V. Dec 6, 2011 6:18 AM
A fresh wind is blowing in the Green Economy - During the year I've had several pitches here from various people wanting to promote energy companies, usually arguing the idea that they're promoting GREEN energy. Which then turns out to mean that they offer Green Energy for sale, as do any number of Rogier van V. Nov 19, 2011 10:11 AM
The Green Energy Option - the North American Power Story. - Years ago I developed some Green Energy marketing programs for an ESCO, in spite of the fact that the company could not see why anyone would buy green energy. Dollar for dollar, there are a lot of things that you can do to improv Rogier van V. Nov 9, 2011 5:45 PM
Trip to Cancun - If 96 people from my Outlook list select Viridian Energy at www.usegreenelectricity.com by the end of the month I will qualify for a trip to Cancun in October. Selecting Viridian is better for you than for me; you save money and lower your carbon impr Norman R. Aug 28, 2011 1:31 PM
Green Power as a consumer option - Years ago, I developed a Green Power marketing program for an ESCO, and ended up feeling very disappointed, even though we generated a sales success. The point is simple, dollar for dollar, there are a zillion things to do that a Rogier van V. Aug 28, 2011 8:15 AM
Trip to Cancun - If 96 people from my Outlook list select Viridian Energy at www.usegreenelectricity.com by the end of the month I will qualify for a trip to Cancun in October. Selecting Viridian is better for you than for me; you save money and lower your carbon impr Norman R. Aug 28, 2011 2:05 AM
Trip to Cancun - If 96 people from my Outlook list select Viridian Energy at www.usegreenelectricity.com by the end of the month I will qualify for a trip to Cancun in October. Selecting Viridian is better for you than for me; you save money and lower your carbon impr Norman R. Aug 28, 2011 1:42 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-229] Meetups, Plans, and July 4th 2011 - Energy Independence Day - i recall reading about an small energy generator that was said to be self contained men gregory y. Aug 18, 2011 12:24 PM
Meetups, Plans, and July 4th 2011 - Energy Independence Day - I decided that it was OK to let Adam Weissman post his Meetup for 8/18. However at the same time I notice that this particular issue may be ever so sympathetic, it is a bit far afield from my ideas for the purpose of this meetup. Rogier van V. Aug 18, 2011 11:49 AM
How The Energy Efficiency Dogma is Killing Us - Sooner than later we are going to have some interesting meetups with this group... For now, I am continuing to develop some themes about how the c urrent popular madness around energy efficiency is becoming very self dest Rogier van V. Aug 16, 2011 12:53 PM
RE: [alternativeenergy-229] Meeting/Presentation in January Proposed by Dan Carazo... - Norman R. Dec 25, 2010 9:18 PM
RE: [alternativeenergy-229] Meeting/Presentation in January Proposed by Dan Carazo... - user 1. Dec 8, 2010 12:08 PM
RE: [alternativeenergy-229] Meeting/Presentation in January Proposed by Dan Carazo... - Norman R. Dec 1, 2010 1:13 AM
Meeting/Presentation in January Proposed by Dan Carazo... - Dan Carazo's idea: "Energy Efficiency and Cost Savings for Our Commercial Buildings" Just joined so I don't know if there are many members involved with commercial real estate, facility management, or reducing Rogier van V. Nov 30, 2010 9:27 PM
About the gulf crisis - Requests have reached me recently to participate in various events about te Gulf crisis, and to post information about them on this list. I have decided not to do so, and here is how I answered one such petition: quote Hi, Rogier van V. Jun 16, 2010 3:48 PM
Bronx Green Business Summit - This seems a pretty worthwhile event to me!!! - Dear Rogier, I'm from EcoVentions and we're hosting a Bronx Green Business Summit on June 25th that I thought you might be interested in. I've included some information about the summit and a link to the website. Please feel free Rogier van V. May 26, 2010 5:02 PM
A thoroughly practical event in Resselaerville, NY May 21 - June2 - The following seems to be a great opportunity, of which I was advised by a new member of this group. The following message was sent to you by a member of Green Apple. What Rachel Ginther wrote: --------------------------- Rogier van V. May 19, 2010 7:07 AM
A message from Casey about Green Mountain Energy Company - I recently started working with Green Mountain Energy, we are company devoted to providing only 100% pollution free energy to NYC! I'm very excited about it and am happy to tell you that we are hiring for sales agents to sell renewable Rogier van V. May 18, 2010 7:22 PM
Introducing the Green Apple Blog - Well, I can never resist the opportunity to write... So here goes with the Green Apple Blog or, at least my first post Rogier van V. Apr 26, 2010 7:03 PM
Ideas about the Bronx - Just recently I was approached by a Bronx Restaurant, to hold meetings there (Parkchester aera), which I would find quite appealing, since the bulk of the business with my new company would prospectively be in the Bronx... However I asked the s Rogier van V. Apr 18, 2010 10:26 PM
the real green - Years ago, when I designed a GreenPower marketing program for an energy co, I became a cynic, because I realized that the energy user should better spend their money on energy saving technologies. I'm in the process of setting up a new company Rogier van V. Mar 9, 2010 11:06 PM
The Bronx Green Business Summit March 23rd 9Am - 4 PM - worth checking out!!! - http://bronxgreenbusiness.even­tbrite.com/ Rogier van V. Mar 4, 2010 6:07 PM
Invitation to connect on LinkedIn - LaVerne C. Feb 1, 2010 1:17 AM
Invitation to connect on LinkedIn - LaVerne C. Feb 1, 2010 1:17 AM
Invitation to connect on LinkedIn - LaVerne C. Feb 1, 2010 1:17 AM
Public Service Announcement - Recently, I decided to not let this group go to waste, but I've been a little busy trying to set up a new venture in geothermal energy, which hopefully should be fully together shortly. I like the green apple theme, and in fact I do feel that t Rogier van V. Sep 26, 2009 6:23 PM
RSVP/ September 30th - Green Economy Networking Forum & 2009 Expo Kick Off Presented by UrbanGoGreen & the Black Ivy Alumni League - Osiris J. Sep 11, 2009 4:59 PM
New Meetup: Earth Days FREE SCREENING 7:30pm Thursday, August 13th - Announcing a new Meetup for Green Apple! What: Earth Days FREE SCREENING 7:30pm Thursday, August 13th When: August 13,[masked]:30 PM Where: Stuyvesant Cove Park E 23rd St & FDR Dr New York, NY[masked] user 7. Jul 29, 2009 3:46 PM
New Meetup: Free Urban Gardening Class - Announcing a new Meetup for Green Apple! What: Free Urban Gardening Class When: July 12,[masked]:00 PM Where: Open Road Community Garden, 420 E 12th St New York, NY 10009 (We'll be in the Green House if it rains) Ke X. Jul 6, 2009 10:47 PM
New Meetup: Free Urban Gardening Class - What: Free Urban Gardening Class When: June 28,[masked]:00 PM Where: Open Road Community Garden, 420 E 12th St New York, NY 10009 (We'll be in the Green House if it rains) Description: In this class we will go over the s Ke X. Jun 22, 2009 10:56 PM
New Meetup: Free Urban Gardening Class - Announcing a new Meetup for Green Apple! What: Free Urban Gardening Class When: June 14,[masked]:00 PM Where: Open Road Community Garden, 420 E 12th St New York, NY 10009 (We'll be in the Green House if it rains Ke X. Jun 8, 2009 2:50 PM
New Meetup: Human Rights Watch Film Festival: Environmental Films June 13, 14, 25 - Announcing a new Meetup for Green Apple! What: Human Rights Watch Film Festival: Environmental Films June 13, 14, 25 When: June 25,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: 2009 user 7. May 23, 2009 11:21 AM
New Meetup: Free Urban Gardening Class - Announcing a new Meetup for Green Apple! What: Free Urban Gardening Class When: May 24,[masked]:00 PM Where: Open Road Community Garden, 420 E 12th St New York, NY 10009 (In the greenhouse if the weather is bad) Ke X. May 22, 2009 11:55 AM
New Meetup: Moveon Clean Energy Jobs Day May 28, 6PM-7PM - Announcing a new Meetup for Green Apple! What: Moveon Clean Energy Jobs Day May 28, 6PM-7PM When: May 28,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Presentation by owners of exist user 7. May 21, 2009 9:35 PM
New Meetup: Moveon - Power Up America Organizing Meeting - Announcing a new Meetup for Green Apple! What: Moveon - Power Up America Organizing Meeting When: May 21,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: This is a recruitment calling p user 7. May 19, 2009 2:45 PM
Meetup details changed: Evolver Town Hall: Beyond Survive - We Thrive! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/greenapp­le/calendar/10420466/ When: May 31,[masked]:30 PM Where: St. Mark?s user 7. May 15, 2009 3:25 PM
New Meetup: Free Urban Gardening Class - Announcing a new Meetup for Green Apple! What: Free Urban Gardening Class When: May 17,[masked]:00 PM Where: Open Road Community Garden 420 E 12th St New York, NY 10009 If the weather is inclement, we'll be in the Gre Ke X. May 3, 2009 2:59 PM
Meetup details changed: Free Urban Gardening Class - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/greenapp­le/calendar/10221864/ When: April 26,[masked]:00 PM Where: Open Roa Ke X. Apr 19, 2009 9:05 PM
New Meetup: Free Urban Gardening Class - Announcing a new Meetup for Green Apple! What: Free Urban Gardening Class When: April 26,[masked]:00 PM Meetup Description: In this class we will be going over the techniques of intercropping, succession-planting, and Ke X. Apr 19, 2009 9:04 PM
New Meetup: EarthDay Celebration at Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture - Announcing a new Meetup for Green Apple! What: EarthDay Celebration at Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture When: April 19,[masked]:00 AM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: EarthDay Cel user 7. Apr 15, 2009 8:05 PM
New Meetup: Miles For Moms 4 mile run/walk Central Park Saturday, May 9th - Announcing a new Meetup for Green Apple! What: Miles For Moms 4 mile run/walk Central Park Saturday, May 9th When: May 9,[masked]:00 AM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: 9th Annual MILE user 7. Apr 15, 2009 7:51 PM
New Meetup: EarthFair 2009, Grand Central Terminal April 24-25 - Announcing a new Meetup for Green Apple! What: EarthFair 2009, Grand Central Terminal April 24-25 When: April 24,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: "New York transf user 7. Mar 30, 2009 1:33 PM
New Meetup: Go Green Expo NYC April 17-19 - Announcing a new Meetup for Green Apple! What: Go Green Expo NYC April 17-19 When: April 17,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: "Go Green Expo invites both consumers user 7. Mar 30, 2009 1:17 PM
New Meetup: Free Urban Gardening Class - Announcing a new Meetup for Green Apple! What: Free Urban Gardening Class When: April 5,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Free Urban Gardening Class:This Meetup was sugge user 7. Mar 30, 2009 12:55 PM
New Meetup: The Nature Conservancy Festa Brasieira Benefit at The Bowery Hotel - Announcing a new Meetup for Green Apple! What: The Nature Conservancy Festa Brasieira Benefit at The Bowery Hotel When: March 19,[masked]:30 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: The pu user 7. Mar 12, 2009 3:28 PM
New Meetup: PlaNYC: Innovations and Legacy - Announcing a new Meetup for Green Apple! What: PlaNYC: Innovations and Legacy When: April 15,[masked]:30 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: PlaNYC, the Bloomberg administration?s ambi user 7. Mar 11, 2009 1:59 PM
New Meetup: Energy Alternatives: Weaning New York from Fossil Fuels - Announcing a new Meetup for Green Apple! What: Energy Alternatives: Weaning New York from Fossil Fuels When: March 24,[masked]:30 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Today, New York g user 7. Mar 11, 2009 1:55 PM
New Meetup: New York's Largest After Work Singles Event At Eco-Friendly Greenhouse - Announcing a new Meetup for Green Apple! What: New York's Largest After Work Singles Event At Eco-Friendly Greenhouse When: March 26,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Her user 7. Mar 11, 2009 1:10 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-229] Meetup details changed: First Green Apple Meetup of 2009! - user 7. Feb 18, 2009 4:16 PM
Meetup details changed: First Green Apple Meetup of 2009! - Hey guys: I have decided to have the Green Apple Meet-up at the Outpost Lounge for the following reasons. -They have coffee, beer AND wine. -They have a big table in ba user 4. Feb 18, 2009 12:22 PM
Reuse Store Ownership Opportunity - We have an opportunity where one interested person could donate their time, knowledge, and expertise to running a reuse store that specializes in reusable home improvement products. The requirement would entail taking over operations, working a m LaVerne C. Jan 29, 2009 11:37 PM
New Meetup: How can we develop NYC's cleantech industry in the midst of a recession? - Announcing a new Meetup for Green Apple! What: How can we develop NYC's cleantech industry in the midst of a recession? When: February 19,[masked]:30 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Meetup Descrip user 4. Jan 15, 2009 12:20 PM
RE: [alternativeenergy-229] Re: Wind Power Enrollment Pricing Update - Norman R. Oct 24, 2008 1:02 AM
Re: Wind Power Enrollment Pricing Update - Hi Green Apple Members: Current economic events are troubling, yet there is a lower energy price trend. The current average price per kilowatt hour for Green-e Certified 100% Wind Power in the five boroughs can be as low as $.1 user 7. Oct 20, 2008 3:24 PM
Tomorrow! NYC Green Buildings Open House - Dear Alt Energy Meet-Up! I thought you might be interested in this opportunity to see for yourself some of the really green projects around the city -- This Saturday, Oct 4 is the annual tour of NYC green buildings. We'v bjung Oct 3, 2008 1:39 PM
Re: [alternativeenergy-229] Happy Fourth of July, Green Apple Meetup Members! - user 7. Aug 7, 2008 8:32 AM
Re: [alternativeenergy-229] Green Apple Meetup Members - No Cost/Low Cost Energy Efficiency Program - user 7. Aug 7, 2008 7:25 AM
RE: [alternativeenergy-229] Green Apple Meetup Members - No Cost/Low Cost Energy Efficiency Program - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma } Hi Carla, I am very interested in this but struggle a bit because some o user 4. Aug 6, 2008 11:44 PM
Green Apple Meetup Members - No Cost/Low Cost Energy Efficiency Program - Dear Green Apple Meetup Members: If you own or lease commercial property or manage property in Manhattan, and would like to go green by swapping out incandescent light bulbs with compact florescent bulbs free of charge, let me know. user 7. Aug 6, 2008 6:00 PM
RE: [alternativeenergy-229] Happy Fourth of July, Green Apple Meetup Members! - Andrew E. Jul 7, 2008 11:07 AM
Happy Fourth of July, Green Apple Meetup Members! - Hello Green Apple Meetup Members, Wanted to wish everyone a happy and safe Fourth of July. Check out our new Green Apple Meetup logo: Green Apple Best Regar user 7. Jul 4, 2008 12:54 PM
The Disscussion Board is Now Active - Dear Operation Green Apple Meetup Members: Let's learn from each other and take action to make the big apple greener. Many members have been unable to attend events. The Discussion Board is currently active and the first topic user 7. Jun 28, 2008 10:31 AM
RE: [alternativeenergy-229] Re: July Operation Green Apple Meetup - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma } HI Carla, I'm interested in learning about renewable energy enrollment a user 4. Jun 27, 2008 11:54 PM
Re: July Operation Green Apple Meetup - Dear Operation Green Apple Meetup Members: Looking forward to meeting all of you eventually. I want to try to gauge interest in a meetup about renewable energy enrollment. in NYC. While consulting with and enrolling hundreds of user 7. Jun 27, 2008 6:56 PM
Re: Monday June 16 Operation Green Apple Meetup Reminder - Dear Operation Green Apple Meetup Members: Looking forward to seeing you at the second Meetup get together tomorrow night. This informal networking event will be on Monday June 16, 2008 at Whole Foods at Houston and Bowery St user 7. Jun 15, 2008 8:42 AM
New Meeting: June Operation Green Apple Networking Meetup - Announcing a new meeting for Operation Green Apple Forum! What: June Operation Green Apple Networking Meetup When: Monday, June 16, 6:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Who should come: An after work user 7. Jun 2, 2008 12:35 PM
Re: Operation Green Apple Forum May 15, &:45-10:30 AM - Hello Everyone, We have 89 people registered for the seminar tomorrow morning! If you still haven't registered (one more simple step) go to: user 7. May 14, 2008 11:51 AM

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