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Equitable Access to Clean Energy in New York at Climate Week
Natural Resources Defense Council
October 3, 2017

Dancing With the Start-Ups
National Association of Corporate Directors
October 1, 2017

Startup Directory: BlocPower
Columbia Entrepreneurship Innovation and Design

Re-energizing the Bronx
Invest With Values
September 7, 2017

All New Volvo Tech Drive With BlocPower Founder & CEO Donnel Baird
Cheddar
September 6, 2017

8 Real Estate Startups Joining the MetaProp NYC Accelerator Cohort
TechCo
August 31, 2017

Meet the eight startups joining MetaProp NYC’s real estate accelerator
Techcrunch
August 29, 2017

New Fangled Retrofitting: BlocPower’s Donnel Baird
Resilience
August 25, 2017

New Fangled Retrofitting: BlocPower’s Donnel Baird
Sea Change Radio
August 22, 2017

Intel Launches New Workspace in New Lab 
Technical.ly
July 13, 2017

Meet Donnel Baird, the founder of BlocPower
Columbia University News
July 11, 2017

New York City launches program for tech startups to improve public housing
Realty Biz News
June 26, 2017

This Canadian Site Lets Anyone Be A Cleantech Investor (You Can’t Do That In The U.S.)
Fast Company
June 13, 2017

New Program Brings Real Estate Technology to New York City Public Housing
CRE.TECH
June 11, 2017

Making Inner Cities More Efficient
GLG
May 4, 2017

Urban Tech Hub Opens At Brooklyn Navy Yards: Meet The Inaugural 14 Member Companies
BKLYNER
April 27, 2017

This Startup Wants to Retrofit Your Home Through Your Phone
NBC
April 20, 2017

4 Brooklynites Make Crain’s 40 Under 40
Technical.ly
March 30, 2017

Philly’s $1 billion green jobs plan slowly taking shape
WHYY
March 29, 2017

Donnel Baird Selected for Crain’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2017
Crain’s New York Business
March 27, 2017

Donnel Baird Named a Grist 50 Fixer: Old Buildings Are Energy-Wasting Health Hazards
Grist
March 21, 2017

BlocPower’s Founders on Marketing & Financing Energy Efficient Solutions
Cheddar
March 3, 2017

Meet Keith Ford, GCF Alumnus
Green City Force
March 1, 2017

Meet Mariah Adamson, GCF Alumna
Green City Force
February 28, 2017

Project Title: Crowdsourced Microfinance for Energy Efficiency in Underserved Communities
Office of Scientific and Technical Information
February 24, 2017

Free Resource Helps Small Co-ops and Condos Save Big on Energy
Habitat Magazine
January 19, 2017

Race and Pathways to Employment
WNYC & The Greene Space
January 12, 2017

These start-ups help cities go smart with tech solutions
The Hindu
December 10, 2016

How BlocPower Brings Sustainable Energy Solutions to NYC’s Most Underserved Communities
Ivy Exec
2016

Donnel Baird, GLG Social Impact Fellow
GLG Social Impact
2016

The star of the new Hub @ Grand Central Tech is Brooklyn’s own BlocPower
Technical.ly
September 23, 2016

City’s ‘Largest Urban Tech Space’ Opens in Former Midtown Facebook HQ
dna info
September 21, 2016

BlocPower Finances Energy Efficiency in Underserved Communities
Climate Interactive
July 27, 2016

BlocPower works to retrofit underserved communities
U.S. Green Building Council
July 6, 2016

Bringing a French Touch to Business in New York
Huffington Post
June 17, 2016

Modeling Energy Usage in New York City
IBM
June 23, 2016

Bill Clinton: America Is Most Powerful When We Work Together
Quartz
June 16, 2016

Quartz Daily Brief—CGI America edition—Monday’s highlights, and today’s news briefing
Quartz
June 14, 2016

Bringing Energy Upgrades to the Nation’s Inner Cities
Yale Environment 360
May 11, 2016

BlocPower: Retrofitting America’s Inner Cities
Conscious Company
April 11, 2016

Brownsville’s Dwindling Power… and the Fight to Get it Back!
Brooklyn Reader
February 24, 2016

BlocPower’s Mission For Energy Efficiency
Business of Giving
February 13, 2016

Tax Credits and Energy Efficiency Lead Savings Discussion at Clergy Breakfast
New York State Senate
January 29, 2016

40 Under 40: Donnel Baird
Chronicle of Philanthropy
January 5, 2016

Power For the People
Columbia University Magazine
Winter 2015/16

BlocPower: Financing urban clean energy
SuperCollider
November 24, 2015

Chicago Ideas Week ‘Micro pilots,’ rapper Common, Gen. Petraeus
Chicago Tribune
October 14, 2015

SolarCity Launches Solar Service for Affordable Housing
Greentech Media
September 25, 2015

4 Strategies to Use When Raising Money for Your B Corps
Entrepreneur
September 9, 2015

How Better Buildings Make for Smarter Cities
Washington Post
June 23, 2015

Bronx Healthy Buildings Program Awarded $250,000 To Improve Community Housing, Reduce Asthma Hospitalizations And Create Green Jobs
PR Newswire
June 11, 2015

Fighting Climate Change Will Take Economic Innovation, Too
Time
May 17, 2015

A Crowdfunding Site Lets You Bring Energy Efficiency to Poor Neighborhoods
Fast Company
May 4, 2015

How startups are redesigning cities
CNN Money
April 9, 2015

Profile: BlocPower
Columbia University News
2015

Donnel Baird, Founder of BlocPower
Duke Entrepreneurship
2015

Donnel Baird, White House Champion of Change
The White House

Brooklyn Tech Triangle is attracting the city’s innovators
AM New York
November 16, 2014

BlocPower: Crowdsourced Microfinance for Energy Efficiency in Underserved Communities
U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
September 30, 2014

Could Locally-Generated Solar Power be the Key to NYC Storm Resiliency?
inhabitat
August 29, 2014

Securing the Clean Energy Future of America’s Inner Cities
Clinton Global Initiative
August 13, 2014

Bronx Healthy Buildings Program to improve living conditions
Bronx Times
July 9, 2014

Wake-Up Call: Building it back
New York Daily News
April 17, 2014

Solar Industry Jump Starts a Revival in California
New York Times
February 25, 2014

8 Alumni Who Are Changing the World
Columbia Business School
December 18, 2013

New Skills on the Block: Green Jobs for Young Black Men
Forbes
December 15, 2013

Donnel Baird Uses Community Power to Generate Green Energy Projects
PBS NewsHour
February 27, 2013

Green Push Reaches Barbershops and Bodegas
Wall Street Journal
February 20, 2013

Echoing Green: BlocPower
Echoing Green

Echoing Green Black Male Achievement Fellow: Donnel Baird
Echoing Green

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