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Plug Power to build gigafactory in Rochester, bring 380 jobs to region (access required)

Plug Power will establish a $125 million Innovation Center on John Street in Henrietta, a move that will create nearly 380 jobs. (provided)

Rochester will be home to the world’s first gigafactory dedicated to the production of hydrogen fuel cell stacks and electrolyzers, Plug Power Inc. and Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday. U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer hinted at the deal in late December, ...

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New program to address EV charging station costs (access required)

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The New York State Department of Public Service is putting its support behind electric vehicles. A new report from the department recommends the establishment of a statewide utility-support “Make-Ready” program that would provide incentives to light-duty electric vehicle supply equipment ...

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76 West opens next round of competition for clean energy companies (access required)

Old Settler, an Apex Clean Energy project in Texas. (Courtesy of Apex Clean Energy)

The 76West Clean Energy Competition has launched another round, accepting applications from “emerging clean energy companies” that are willing to relocate to or expand connections with the Southern Tier in exchange for a prize of up to $1 million. Applications ...

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Power producer at Eastman Business Park wins $5 million in state carbon challenge (access required)


 The utility company that modernized energy production at the former Kodak Park and turned it away from coal has won $5 million from a carbon-reduction contest run by New York State. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Friday that Recycled ...

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Cuomo makes good on $500 million promise to Finger Lakes region (access required)

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The Finger Lakes Region has received $498 million of the $500 million promised by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in 2015 through the Upstate Revitalization Initiative. To date, 100 projects have received financial commitments from the state. “These commitments are an important ...

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State to hold clean transportation listening sessions (access required)

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A number of state departments are seeking to engage residents and businesses through upcoming listening sessions on clean transportation. The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Department of Transportation (DOT) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority ...

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State provides $15 million in grants for energy grid modernization projects (access required)


The state is setting aside $15 million to fund projects that will modernize New York’s power grid through renewable energy supplies, efficiency and overall performance. Energy entrepreneurs have until July 18 to submit concept papers for the competitive awards in ...

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