Local

Statewide alliance: Re-fire plants in Lansing, Dunkirk

One group that has offered their support for the re-powering of the Cayuga Power Plant is the Manufacturers Alliance of New York.

President Randy Wolken says re-firing is one of the many options to provide competitive prices for electricity. He addressed the position of some that transmission lines should be upgraded instead.

“I think we should do both,” Wolken said. “Whether you are talking commerce, jobs, economy or the environment, repowering of these plants is a win-win for New York State.”

Wolken says cost increases for power are a big factor when companies decide if they want to stay and grow in New York.

 

More Local Headlines

in Local

New York will ban fracking

Fresh
fracking2

Environmental Commissioner Joe Martens said Wednesday that he is recommending a ban.

in Local

Pataki considering White House run in 2016

WH

Former New York governor says he's visited states like New Hampshire as he considers 2016 run

in Local

Approval given for Wegmans expansion in Ithaca

An artist's rendering of Wegmans proposed expansion at its current Ithaca location (photo: Wegmans)

Wegmans representatives have declined to say who or what will occupy the future building.

in Local

Former TCAT employee to plead guilty to embezzlement; TCAT seeking $295k in restitution

photo by Peter Blanchard

Pamela Johnson pleads guilty to stealing $250,000 from TCAT.

in Local

Police looking for rim, tire thief in Ithaca area

Sheriff1

Investigators are looking for the person responsible for stealing rims and tires of cars at local dealerships. The Tompkins County…