Category Archives: Energy

American Natural Gas expanding into Saratoga Springs.

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — American Natural Gas has started construction on a new $2 million natural gas distribution center in Saratoga Springs. Currently, the company owns and operates 10 compressed natural gas supply stations, with four currently unde ...

Kean Wind Turbines designs more effective wind turbines.

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. — Williamsville engineer Kean Stimm and his company Kean Wind Turbines have developed an innovative new wind turbine that will harness more wind power and lower electricity costs compared to other turbines on the market. The effici ...

1366 Technologies energizing 1,000 jobs in Batavia.

BATAVIA, N.Y. — 1366 Technologies, a Bedford, Massachusetts-based solar wafer manufacturing firm, will be the first tenant of the Science and Technology Advanced Manufacturing Park (STAMP) in Batavia, creating more than a thousand new jobs in the are ...

Hydropower to energize 33 new jobs in North Tonawanda.

NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. — Two North Tonawanda companies, Confer Plastics and RockTenn, have been approved allocations of low-cost hydropower, which will create 33 jobs and more than $10 million in capital investments. Confer Plastics is a swimming pool, ...

New York’s solar industry continues to shine.

ALBANY, N.Y. — The solar industry in New York has grown by more than 300 percent in the past four years. Gov. Andrew Cuomo reported all regions of the state experienced triple-digit growth in solar power for homes and businesses. Cuomo said is twice the ...

GE increases solar capabilities in New York.

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — GE‘s renewable energy business will supply President Container Group with solar power from a solar installation outside its Middletown factory. GE will install a new, 2 MW ground-mounted solar installation. The GE solar solutio ...