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Battery company to invest $175 million at EBP, create 100 jobs (access required)


Canadian battery recovery company Li-Cycle Corp. plans to invest $175 million in its lithium-ion battery recycling hub at Eastman Business Park, creating more than 100 jobs in the process. In January 2020, Empire State Development said Li-Cycle would establish its ...

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Unshackle Upstate touts new economic recovery plan (access required)


Unshackle Upstate, an advocacy group for upstate job creators and taxpayers, has released an economic recovery plan that would halt minimum wage increases and reduce taxes. “Fast Forward – A Rapid Recovery Plan for the Upstate Economy” suggests delaying scheduled ...

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Revitalize Rochester Fund applications now open (access required)


Mayor Lovely Warren was joined Tuesday by Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and leaders of the Rochester Economic Development Corp. (REDCO) to announce the opening of the application period for entrepreneurs to join a partnership to expand business opportunities in the ...

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Grow-NY competition open to applications again (access required)

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul (second from left)  congratulates the $1 million prize winners of the Grow-NY competition: RealEats of America's CEO Dan Wise, culinary advisor Aliya LeeKong, and chief operating officer Keith Lydon.

The application window to enter the $3 million Grow-NY business competition is now open.  Empire State Development and the Cornell Center for Economic Development both announced on Tuesday that the competition is opening up for its second round of applications, ...

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Area counties eligible for federal grants (access required)


A number of Rochester area counties will have access to a $4.5 million federal grant for economic and community development, the New York State Department of State announced this week. Eligible local counties include Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wayne counties, ...

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GCEDC to consider assistance for five solar farm projects (access required)

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The Genesee County Economic Development Center this week will consider final resolutions for five community solar projects. Borrego Solar plans to invest roughly $22 million across the five projects, which would generate 22 MW of energy for residential and commercial ...

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Biosciences company to construct $17 million plant at Eastman Business Park (access required)


Bio-performance company GreenLight Biosciences Inc. plans to construct a pilot plant at a building at Eastman Business Park (EBP). The project will create up to 30 jobs that will support the production of GreenLight’s ribonucleic acid-based solutions for the agriculture and ...

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