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$475 million Rochester school modernization package awaits Cuomo signature (access required)

Passage of the $475 million Rochester School Modernization Program will provide thousands of critical infrastructure construction jobs, but more importantly, the students in the city school district will have more of the necessary tools to thrive. “This is about educational ...

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Drive Clean Rebate program offers additional $30 million to buy electric (access required)

An additional $30 million has been made available through New York state’s Drive Clean Rebate program to encourage drivers to lease or purchase all-electric vehicles or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office said. The funding and program changes ...

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Regional Economic Development Councils begin next decade of awards (access required)

The state of New York will continue its successful Regional Economic Development Council initiative and a more than $750 million Consolidated Funding Application. The CFA opened on May 10, enabling businesses, municipalities, nonprofits and the public to begin applying for ...

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

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)

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)

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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