electric power http://wamc.org en Clean Energy Advocates Call For Continuing Support For NY's Green Energy Programs http://wamc.org/post/clean-energy-advocates-call-continuing-support-nys-green-energy-programs <p>As the state convened stakeholder discussions on the future of New York’s clean energy funding today, a coalition of clean energy advocates put forward its own vision of New York’s “Clean Energy Fund.”</p><p>The state is considering combining three successful programs – the Renewable Portfolio Standard or RPS, the Systems Benefit Charge, and the Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard – into one revenue stream: the Clean Energy Fund.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 20:59:31 +0000 Dave Lucas 93906 at http://wamc.org Clean Energy Advocates Call For Continuing Support For NY's Green Energy Programs Power Plans Split Community http://wamc.org/post/power-plans-split-community <p>A Greene County community is split over whether to allow new power transmission projects to cut through municipalities to feed electricity to New Yorkers downstate.&nbsp;&nbsp; Governor Andrew Cuomo’s so-called “Energy Highway Blueprint” aims to raise the energy supply downstate by 1,000 megawatts to head off a possible energy shortfall in the New York City area.</p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 23:33:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 80878 at http://wamc.org Power Plans Split Community 330 Mile Electric Transmission Line Approved by State Regulators http://wamc.org/post/330-mile-electric-transmission-line-approved-state-regulators <p></p><p></p><p>New York's Public Service Commission has approved the Champlain Hudson Power Express, a plan to build an 330-mile power line from Quebec to Queens that&nbsp; would be placed mostly under Lake Champlain and the Hudson River. Fri, 19 Apr 2013 22:00:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 62685 at http://wamc.org 330 Mile Electric Transmission Line Approved by State Regulators 345,000 still without power in the Northeast http://wamc.org/post/345000-still-without-power-northeast <p>BOSTON (AP) — More than 345,000 homes and businesses remain without electricity following the massive snowstorm that swept across the Northeast, with most outages in hard-hit Massachusetts.<br><br>Utilities in Massachusetts are reporting more than 243,000 of their power customers still in the dark Sunday morning, down from more than 400,000.</p> Sun, 10 Feb 2013 15:16:55 +0000 Associated Press 57520 at http://wamc.org 345,000 still without power in the Northeast Clean & Green: Electric Power Rules! http://wamc.org/post/clean-green-electric-power-rules <p></p><p></p><p>Electric technology has come full circle in two different ways affecting two upstate communities.<br><br>A power generation station in Columbia County that dates back to the 19th century has been restored to service. The Stuyvesant Hydro Electric Station came back online in December providing power to National Grid, albeit on a temporary basis. The facility is nearly completely rehabilitated. Fri, 25 Jan 2013 21:28:40 +0000 Dave Lucas 56546 at http://wamc.org Clean & Green: Electric Power Rules!