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Inclusive solar program to provide funding for community projects (access required)

New solar panel array off Emerson Street.

The state of New York has launched the Inclusive Community Solar Adder program that will make $52.5 million available for community solar projects that support underserved New Yorkers and disadvantaged communities. Projects funded through the program are expected to serve ...

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Power Authority develops sustainability plan (access required)


The New York Power Authority last week said it has developed a five-year plan that establishes goals and strategies to achieve the state’s climate leadership goals through a comprehensive sustainability agenda. Progress against NYPA’s Sustainability Plan will be measured with ...

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State launches clean transportation competition for underserved communities (access required)


New York state has launched a competition that will award up to $85 million to boost clean transportation. The New York Clean Transportation Prizes program will feature three competitions for innovative global solutions to enhance clean transportation and mobility options ...

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Rochester Regional Health one step closer to clean energy goal (access required)


Rochester Regional Health expects to save more than $220,000 a year through a community solar program with Nexamp. The program will support the expansion of clean energy resources at Rochester Regional Health’s facilities while also sharing the benefits with the ...

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NYSERDA teams with utilities on energy efficiency for low-income residents (access required)


The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority will team with the state’s investor-owned utilities on a new framework to increase access to energy efficiency and clean energy solutions for low- to moderate-income households and affordable multifamily buildings. Gov. ...

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State and private colleges reach agreement on clean energy campaign (access required)


New York State and private colleges are linking arms to support cleaner energy. The state announced on Tuesday a memorandum of understanding between the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities, ...

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Solar cell company gets $4M federal award to scale up (access required)

A local company that has been developing a solar panel that can produce more energy and be made more quickly has earned a $4 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy to scale up its technology and process. Energy ...

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Lasers in Rochester may fuel the world, reach for the universe (access required)


It’s hard to imagine that when lasers were first invented there was a bit of a “so what?” reaction. In 1960, light was the main application people could envision from lasers and the question was why did we need a new source of light?...

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Two Rochester universities win $1 million each in energy conservation contest (access required)


Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Rochester both won $1 million grants in a statewide college competition to develop energy saving and sustainability projects. Suffolk County Community College on Long Island won the third prize offered in the ...

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Rochester area companies dominate 76West clean energy contest (access required)

Five Rochester-area companies are among the 20 finalists in the 76West Clean Energy Competition, vying for $2.5 million in prize money. New York State Energy Research and Development Agency announced the finalists today (Friday, June 29). The five were among ...

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Meeting energy needs is key to economic development says State of the Region panel (access required)


Get a grip on energy supply and transmission and you can put out a much better welcome mat for business development. That was the primary message speakers drove home at the State of the Region breakfast June 19 sponsored by ...

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