Peril and Promise

NYC Rising: Power to the Block

Season 2018 Episode 4 | 5m 10s | Video has closed captioning.

An innovative start-up is targeting a low-tech problem with high-tech solutions. With about 70% of New York City’s greenhouse gas emissions coming from its buildings, for Donnel Baird, the solution is simple: bring clean energy to those who need it most, block by block. His company BlocPower is using innovative technology to green American inner-cities, starting in his native Brooklyn.

Aired: 02/14/18

Rating: NR

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Peril and Promise is a local public television program presented by THIRTEEN.

Major funding for Peril and Promise is provided by Dr. P. Roy and Diana T. Vagelos with additional funding from The Marc Haas Foundation, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, and the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family.