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Posts made in March, 2015

Powering a New Generation of Community Energy: The NY Prize Community Microgrid Competition and Critical Facility Resiliency Study

on Mar 18, 2015

New York State has announced NY Prize, a first-in-the nation $40 million competition to create community microgrid systems that reduce costs, promote clean energy, and build reliability and resiliency into the electric grid.  NY Prize is a key part of a statewide endeavor to modernize New York State’s electric grid, spurring innovation and community...

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Hydro company plans to provide SLC with cheap electricity

on Mar 6, 2015

Mar 06, 2015 — St. Lawrence County in upstate New York wants to lower its energy costs. To accomplish this, the County is working with a hydropower company called Gravity Renewables. Gravity invests in small hydro plants and matches them with customers, like schools and towns. Sarah Harris from North Country Public Radio spoke with officials at Gravity Renewables...

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