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Economic Development Leader to Head MEGA

on Apr 26, 2016

Cooperstown, New York – Increasing savings and offering new ways to support sustainable energy options guided talk at the Annual Meeting of the Municipal Electric and Gas Alliance (MEGA) this week. Representatives from participating MEGA counties elected Michael Stamm, Tompkins County Area Development’s President and long time MEGA Board member, as President of the...

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Tompkins County – Carbon Footprint Shrinks with Hydro

Tompkins County – Carbon Footprint Shrinks with Hydro

on Mar 23, 2016

At the March 15 meeting of the Tompkins County Legislature, the board unanimously voted in favor of entering into an agreement that would allow the county government to receive about 63 percent of its electricity to power county buildings and operations from a 100-year-old hydroelectric facility in Waterloo. Omay Elphick, director of business development for Gravity...

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MEGA CCA Progress: Petition Submission and Technical Conference Participation

MEGA CCA Progress: Petition Submission and Technical Conference Participation

on Jan 25, 2016

Aggregation of electric supply through Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) programs will offer lower and/or stable utility prices for residents. MEGA and our consulting team are particularity qualified to support CCA especially given Satori Energy, the parent company of EnergyNext, Inc.’s extensive experience developing and administering successful CCA programs in 40...

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County, University, and Energy Leaders Tour Hydropower Dam

County, University, and Energy Leaders Tour Hydropower Dam

on Dec 7, 2015

Posted on December 7, 2015 by NYSAC   A group of local dignitaries this week toured the Otter Creek Hydro Electric Plan in Glenfield, Lewis County, in an effort to promote innovative renewable energy projects and encourage National Grid and state regulators to speed up their plant’s connection to the electricity grid. “We are sitting on a May application that was...

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Community Choice Aggregation – Coming Soon!

on Nov 16, 2015

Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) is expected to be approved by the New York State Public Service Commission in early 2016. Local government leaders will soon have the opportunity to: Aggregate all residential consumers for better pricing (consumers can “opt out” if they want) Eliminate predatory broker/supplier behavior, enhance consumer protection Set community...

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