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USDA grants support renewable energy projects on local farms (access required)

A stock photo of solar panels being installed.  A solar array in Orleans County is one of the rural development projects supported by a new USDA grant.

At least three local farms are receiving more than $100,000 each in grants from the federal government to help bring their operations up to date with renewable energy systems.  The state director for rural development announced this week that New Yorkers ...

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State seeks renewable energy projects (access required)

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New York State is seeking proposals for large-scale renewable energy projects that fall in line with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s plan to have 70 percent of the state’s electricity coming from renewable sources by 2030. This third request for proposals ...

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