Sept. 2016 — Read the Habitat Magazine article A Solar Cluster Grows in Brooklyn.
May 2015 — Article in Habitat magazine about Solarize Brooklyn CB6.
EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS
Sunday, Nov. 13, all day CNYC'S 36TH ANNUAL HOUSING CONFERENCE & EXPO Baruch College Newman Vertical Campus 24th St. and Lexington Ave.
May 2015 — Solarize Brooklyn CB6 has selected Quixotic Systems as one of the two designated installers for the program, a limited-time group purchasing program led by Sustainable CUNY and the NY Solar Partnership with NYCEDC and the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability.
February 2015 — Here Comes Solar, a not-for-profit initiative to help NYC residents access affordable solar power through group purchasing, selected Quixotic Systems as one of its three designated installers. Here Comes Solar is an initiative of SolarOne.
Nov. 2014 — The project, believed to be the first of its kind for a Staten Island school, involves 165 solar panels installed on a two-level flat rooftop over the elementary school building, according to Sister Patricia Corley, president of the all-girls school.
Nov. 20, 2014 — The 103.005 kW system, one of the largest in the five boroughs, was designed by Quixotic Systems and installed by Atlantech Solar. See coverage in the Staten Island Advance.
June 20, 2013 — Richard Klein from Quixotic Systems argues that solar companies need to learn how to grow without incentives in order to survive. This clip is from Solar State of Play, part of the series Clean Energy Connections.
May 2013 — Solarize Brooklyn, a neighborhood group devoted to bringing cost-effective solar energy to Brooklyn on a large scale, has selected Quixotic Systems as its sole solar thermal provider. Selection was based on an open, competitive process that considered experience and qualifications, pricing, and commitment to local job training and employment.
April 16, 2013 — Quixotic Systems, Inc. has been awarded U.S. patent 8,418,477 for Solar-Thermoelectric Air-Conditioning in Vehicles.
Feb. 4, 2013 — Quixotic Systems, Inc. and Half Moon Ventures, LLC (HMV) have formed a strategic alliance to offer commercial-scale solar energy systems in the New York Metropolitan area. HMV, a Chicago-based developer of solar and wind energy projects, provides third party financing for renewable energy projects.
Nov. 2012 article in The Construction Specifier on the challenges and benefits of installing solar systems in cities. See page 90.
Dec. 5, 2011 — Richard Klein was part of a panel discussion on solar energy in New York, organized by Cleantech Corridor. His remarks on domestic solar manufacturing were quoted at length by the online publication Environmental Finance.
Nov. 2011 press conference to introduce the Bernikow JCC’s new solar thermal system, which was designed by Quixotic Systems and is the largest on Staten Island.
Sept. 2011 — Article co-written by Quixotic Founder and President Richard Klein in Habitat Magazine.
July 11, 2011 — Richard Klein appeared on the public radio special series “Fracking Mondays.”
Jan. 7, 2011
Nov. 19, 2010
Aug. 12, 2010 — Quixotic Systems’ president and founder was interviewed on Planet Forward.
Aug. 2010 — The New York Solar Thermal Consortium, a group of industrial, academic, and governmental representatives dedicated to promoting solar thermal power in New York State, published the Solar Thermal Roadmap. Quixotic Systems’ Richard Klein was a member of the working group and Quixotic’s installations were featured in the report.
The Spring 2010 issue of Northeast Sun, the magazine of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association, featured the article “Solar Thermal, A New Sustainable Solution for Urban Multi-Family Buildings” by Richard Klein and Mariela Vasquez of Quixotic Systems.
Feb. 8, 2009 — Read the article Catching Some Rays.