2017 Press Releases
November 16, 2017
New York City, home to the largest municipal electric fleet in the U.S., is now earning money for charging its 1,030 electric cars and trucks at off-peak times.
October 20, 2017
NYC tests a new energy storage system at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx to reduce energy costs and improve resiliency.
October 19, 2017
The Department of Citywide Administrative Services submits comments to EPA protesting roll-back of national renewable fuel standards and announces further expansion of use of biodiesel for fleet and buildings.
October 5, 2017
Department of Citywide Administrative Services submits comments to EPA protesting roll-back of standards, citing NYC’s record 83.7 MPG average for newly purchased City vehicles in FY17 as proof of success.
September 19, 2017
Department of Citywide Administrative Services Commissioner Lisette Camilo announced the mobile launch of near-real-time electricity monitoring capabilities for City energy managers.
September 13, 2017
The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) announced an expansion of its partnership with Edison High School at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new free-standing solar carport at 165-65 84th Avenue, Jamaica.
September 8, 2017
Commissioner Lisette Camilo Announces a 24% Increase of DCAS Contracts to Minority and Women-Owned Businesses. In FY17, the agency awarded $23.5 million, an Increase of $4.5 million over FY16.
August 29, 2017
Department of Citywide Administrative Services Commissioner Lisette Camilo announced the 50th installation of Wireless Pneumatic Thermostats, a sustainable technology that will save time, money and energy in older buildings.
July 20, 2017
The Department of Citywide Administrative Service (DCAS) officially opened a new Computer Based Testing Center (CTAC) for civil service exams today at 118-35 Queens Boulevard, at a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
July 10, 2017
On July 12, 2017 at 11am EDT, the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) will be hosting an information session entitled, “Opening up Competition and Fostering Market Participation including Minority and Women Business Enterprises (M/WBE) in New York City Fleet’s Truck and Specialized Equipment Procurements.”
June 16, 2017
On Friday, June 16, the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs will join with 19 cultural institutions on City-owned property to shut off the lights for one hour from noon to 1pm, working by daylight to highlight the simple actions that can help reduce overall energy usage throughout the city.
June 15, 2017
On Friday, June 16, 2017, the Department of Administrative Services (DCAS) will join offices all over the world for the third year in a row to turn off the lights and use daylight in lieu of electric lighting.
June 7, 2017
The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) today announced a new procurement initiative to help expand vendor participation in the City Fleet’s trucking and specialized equipment procurements.
May 11, 2017
At today’s 29TH City Fleet and Equipment Show, the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) announced a series of new steps to further NYC’s progressive fleet leadership well into the future including several new safety and sustainability measures.