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Aug 30, 2023

Avangrid pilot program will test ability to increase grid’s renewable energy capacity

A pilot program may allow Rochester Gas & Electric and New York State Electric & Gas to increase future renewable energy capacity on the existing electrical grid.

Aug 9, 2023

STAMP’s green innovation companies bring jobs to Genesee County

The Western New York Science & Technology Advanced Manufacturing Park (STAMP) is in growth mode.

Jul 27, 2023

Rochester extends community power program for 27 months

Rochester Community Power is a community choice aggregation (CCA) that leverages the buying power of a group to help lower energy costs through the use of clean energy sources.

Jun 22, 2023

Bello: Creating municipal utility could cost ‘billions;’ Metro Justice disagrees

Metro Justice has been urging county and Rochester leaders to break free from what it says is a corporate stranglehold RG&E has on customers.

Jun 12, 2023

Power Management renews sponsorship of golfer Gavin Hall

Power Management and Gates-based Century Mold have sponsored Hall since 2018.

May 10, 2023

Builders express concerns over Hochul’s ban on natural gas in new construction

Homebuyers will pay more for new houses; fewer homes will be built and multifamily communities will become even less affordable when New York requires all-electric buildings starting in 2026.

Apr 28, 2023

EVs in the spotlight at weekend event  

Electric vehicle owners and dealers will present a variety of makes and models, including Tesla, BMW and Chevrolet.

Mar 6, 2023

Data will help Red Cross create more energy efficient real estate footprint

Blueprint Power will install its DIGBOX metering hardware at the Greater Rochester Chapter of the American Red Cross building, a 112,000-square-foot facility on John Street. DIGBOX metering will collect detailed, real-time energy usage data.

Dec 21, 2022

EV charging stations: Perks or necessities for commercial real estate owners?

They chose the new Batavia location just off the New York State Thruway at exit 48 and their travel centers in Avon along Interstate 390 and in Belmont along Interstate 86.

Dec 9, 2022

State allocates $52M for clean energy hubs, including in Finger Lakes

The hubs would serve as centers of outreach, awareness and education to help foster participation, especially those in underserved or otherwise disadvantaged communities, in New York's clean energy transition, the governor's office said.

Dec 8, 2022

Plug Power establishes graduate scholarship at RIT  

Plug Power Inc. is partnering with Rochester Institute of Technology to provide scholarship support to a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in engineering, sustainability and the sciences.  The first Plug Graduate Scholarship was awarded this year to Mamta Choudhary, an industrial and systems engineering MS student from India. The two-year scholarship covers the full […]

Dec 2, 2022

GCEDC advances an array of solar energy projects

The Genesee County Economic Development Center board of directors this week advanced final resolutions for solar projects that would generate $576.5 million of capital investment. The board also accepted an application for a $6.5 million community solar project in the town of Pavilion.  Including the five projects considered at the meeting, the GCEDC has advanced […]