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

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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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NYSERDA opens applications for $15 million Carbon Challenge (access required)

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The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has launched the third round of the Commercial and Industrial Carbon Challenge, making $15 million available as part of Round XI of the state’s Regional Economic Development Council initiative. The ...

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

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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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Two Rochester companies to share in state funding (access required)

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Two Rochester-area companies have been awarded funding from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to support their decarbonization efforts. Ekostinger and Graphenix Development Inc., with four additional New York companies, will share $3 million in non-dilutive ...

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Area organizations to receive workforce development grants (access required)

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Some 75 businesses, schools and community-based organizations statewide have been awarded nearly $9.5 million as part of the state’s Workforce Development Initiative, including five in the Rochester and Finger Lakes Region. “The economic impact of COVID-19 has completely upended the ...

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Nearly $20 million available to electrify transit, school buses (access required)

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New York state will offer a series of initiatives to increase the number of electric buses statewide as part of its efforts to mitigate climate change and boost access to clean transportation in underserved communities. The effort includes more than ...

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NextCorps to partner on new climate technology accelerator (access required)

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Rochester’s NextCorps will partner with SecondMuse to administer a new initiative that will offer global innovators the most comprehensive accelerator programming for attracting and growing climate technology in New York State. The For ClimateTech initiative will help founders fast track ...

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

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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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Free home audits part of Cuomo’s energy strategy (access required)

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In what promises to be a boost for not only cost-conscious homeowners, but also for energy companies in the new green economy, New York State is making available free residential energy audits. The New York State Energy Research and Development ...

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Area businesses, colleges to share $3.4 million in workforce development funds (access required)

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More than five dozen businesses, community colleges and organizations will share $3.4 million in funding for workforce development this year as part of the state’s historic $175 million Workforce Development Initiative. Funding is provided by the state Department of Labor, ...

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

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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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