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PressJuly 13, 2009

Governor Paterson Signs Legislation to Continue Power For Jobs Program

On July 13, 2009, Governor Paterson signs legislation to continue the Power For Jobs (PFJ) Program, a critical economic development program aimed to provide access to lower-cost energy allowing hundreds of New York businesses and nonprofits the opportunity to hire, expand, and achieve more.

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PressJune 30, 2009

Consumer Power Advocates Urges State Senate to Extend Power for Jobs

The following press release submitted by Consumer Power Advocates (CPA) express the importance of the Power for Jobs program and urges it be extended before its expiration on July 1, 2009.

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Commission Expands Funding For Solar Energy Projects
PressJune 18, 2009

Commission Expands Funding For Solar Energy Projects

The New York State Public Service Commission expands funding for solar energy projects - residential solar projects are boosted, clean energy jobs are created.

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PressJune 18, 2009

Public Service Commission Funds Clean Energy Workforce Development

The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has authorized $6.6 million in funding for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) workforce development initiatives related to energy efficiency programs.

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News & Events
EventsJune 10, 2009

Energy Efficiency, Cost Savings Opportunities, and Funding Programs

Nat DiDonato, Director, Energy Services and Rachel Futrell of NYSERDA focus on funding programs available through NYSERDA, including a range of federal and state energy-related economic recovery programs.

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Hospitals Vow to Curb Carbon Emissions
PressMay 14, 2009

Hospitals Vow to Curb Carbon Emissions

In the following New York Times article, "Hospitals Vow to Curb Carbon Emissions", A. G. Sulzberger hospitals pledging to reduce their carbon footprints by significantly cutting back on energy use and moving towards greener energy sources.

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ArticlesMay 1, 2009

Managing Electricity Costs in An Extreme Power Market: Part 2

An article written by Catherine Luthin, published in Laundry Today, providing tips on how to save on electricity costs. She concludes her article with more information on how to make energy consumption more cost efficient.

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NYSERDA Launches Energy Smart Focus Program for Healthcare
PressApril 8, 2009

NYSERDA Launches Energy Smart Focus Program for Healthcare

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced a new initiative to assist the healthcare industry reduce energy costs and improve the environment. Luthin Associates and the City University of New York (CUNY) were selected by NYSERDA to provide guidance for the healthcare sector.

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ArticlesApril 1, 2009

Managing Energy Costs in an Extreme Power Market

The importance of managing expenses and overhead cannot be understated. Laundries use tremendous amounts of electricity in their daily activities. However, there are ways to curb and even decrease the amount of money spent on electricity costs. Catherine Luthin explains how to curb electric costs in this first article of a two-part series.

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News & Events
EventsMarch 13, 2009

Practice Greenhealth: Financial Valuation of Energy Projects

A presentation intended to develop a better understanding about how financial savings estimates related to energy conservation projects are developed. Other learning objectives include understand the impact of energy rate structures on various projects, identify the financial risks that can be anticipated when investing in energy service projects, and determine whether the simple payback analysis is appropriate.

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