ReCharge New York's 2nd Round Benefits North Country Businesses
Five north country businesses will benefit from the second round of low-cost power allocations under the ReCharge New York program.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced allocations Thursday for an additional 161 businesses and not-for-profit organizations across New York
For the north country, the New York Power Authority (NYPA) board of trustees this week approved allocations that total almost 3 MW of power to five businesses and are linked to more than 350 jobs and significant capital investments in the region.
Local recipients include HP Hood in LaFargeville, Jain Irrigation in Watertown, Cives Corporation and HDK Wood Products of Harrisville, and R.T. Vanderbilt Co., Inc of Gouverneur.
The allocations approved this week bring the total support provided by Recharge New York to 602 businesses and 76 not-for-profits.
Those enterprises are expected to commit to retain nearly 385,000 jobs statewide and undertake billions of dollars in capital investments from the approximately 680 MW that have been allocated under the ReCharge New York program so far.
The low-cost power tied to the ReCharge New York program will start to be made available to customers on July 1.
See a complete list of the second round of allocations.
See a news release from the governor.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013, Watertown, NY
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