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The Long Sault Dam is part of the hydropower generating complex on the St. Lawrence River near Massena. Photo: New York Power Authority
The Long Sault Dam is part of the hydropower generating complex on the St. Lawrence River near Massena. Photo: New York Power Authority

Corning gets a boost from NYPA, pledges to add 40 jobs

Corning Incorpoarted's Canton Facility is getting a boost from the New York State Power Authority--2.1 megawatts to be exact. The low-cost St. Lawrence hydropower comes in exchange for the creation of 40 permanent jobs at the plant.  Go to full article

14K still without power in upstate New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) More than 14,000 utility customers in upstate New York are still without power two days after violent storms tore across the region, killing four people and destroying several homes in a rural town  Go to full article
Vermont utility is warning people to stay away from downed power lines. Photo: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/wyldkyss/5573741067/">Kristin Brenemen</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Vermont utility is warning people to stay away from downed power lines. Photo: Kristin Brenemen, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Storms cause power outages in Vermont

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) A storm with high winds moving across Vermont has knocked down trees and power lines, causing power outages.

Greg Hanson of the National Weather Service says Tuesday's storm caused mostly wind damage although there was heavy rainfall at times.  Go to full article
The plan calls for a big increase in energy from renewable sources like this wind farm in Clinton County. Photo: David Sommerstein
The plan calls for a big increase in energy from renewable sources like this wind farm in Clinton County. Photo: David Sommerstein

What the EPA's "Clean Power Plan" means for New York

On Monday the Environmental Protection agency introduced its ambitious new plan to combat climate change: a proposed regulation called "The Clean Power Plan" which would require fossil fuel power plants nationwide to cut their carbon emissions by nearly a third by the year 2030.  Go to full article
Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/28221478@N02/2941688941/">Matti Frisk</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Photo: Matti Frisk, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

NY regulators audit utilities on staff levels

ALBANY, N.Y. AP) New York regulators will audit power utilities to make sure they have enough workers to properly serve customers.  Go to full article
Toronto, ON. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/msvg/5336969301/">Michael Gil</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Toronto, ON. Photo: Michael Gil, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

61,000 still without power in Ontario

Approximately 61,000 customers are still without power in Ontario, six days after the ice storm caused massive outages across the province.

In Toronto, about 48,000 customers are waiting for their power to be restored.  Go to full article

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Energy highway. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/davidou99/3879055515/">dtmi99</a>, CC <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/deed.en">some rights reserved</a>
Energy highway. Photo: dtmi99, CC some rights reserved

Will Cuomo blueprint solve NY's energy puzzle?

Late last year, the Cuomo administration laid out its agenda to address New York's future energy requirements. All this week, reporters from the Innovation Trail are putting different parts of that complex energy puzzle under the microscope.

In this first report, Matt Richmond examines the goals of that plan, known as the Energy Highway Blueprint.  Go to full article
Lei Wu. Photo: Clarkson University
Lei Wu. Photo: Clarkson University

Clarkson prof works to modernize NY state's energy grid

Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced New York would invest $250 million to develop smart grid technologies to modernize the state's energy grid.

IBM has just awarded a Clarkson University professor working on smart energy grid systems a $10,000 grant to help him continue his research, and develop coursework for students to train the next generation to use this hot technology.  Go to full article
A portion of the proposed underwater power cable route. Image: TDI
A portion of the proposed underwater power cable route. Image: TDI

Big power line from Quebec to NYC draws fire

Opposition appears to be growing to a big new power line that would funnel electricity from hydro dams in Quebec to consumers in New York City. The $2 billion Champlain-Hudson Power Express would bury the cable under Lake Champlain and Hudson River.

The Toronto-based company developing the project hopes to have it online by 2016. But a growing number of critics say Canadian power would edge out producers in upstate New York and cost jobs on this side of the border.  Go to full article

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