PowerUpWNY News

NRG Plant to convert to natural gas

http://www.wivb.com/news/local/nrg-plant-to-convert-to-natural-gas

Cuomo: Deal reached to repower western NY plant

http://www.njherald.com/story/24228831/cuomo-deal-reached-to-repower-western-ny-plant

State to convert coal-burning plant to natural gas

http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/albany/2013/12/8537418/state-convert-coal-burning-plant-natural-gas

Area’s leaders from spirit, teamwork to make deal reality

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/592011/Area-s-leaders-provided-spirit--teamwork-to-make-deal-reality.html?nav=5047

NRG Power Plant to stay open, setting off glee in Dunkirk

http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/chautauqua-county/nrg-power-plant-to-stay-open-setting-off-glee-in-dunkirk-20131215

Deal reached on Dunkirk NRG plant

http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/2013/12/16/deal-reached-on-dunkirk-nrg-plant.html?page=2

Cuomo, in Dunkirk, Announces Repowering of NRG

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/591991/CUOMO--IN-DUNKIRK--ANNOUNCES-REPOWERING-OF-NRG.html?nav=5047

Power Trip

http://post-journal.com/page/content.detail/id/632714/Power-Trip.html?nav=5192

Dunkirk NRG plant set for a new life

http://buffalo.twcnews.com/content/news/709108/dunkirk-nrg-plant-set-for-a-new-life/

Dunkirk Plant to remain open

http://www.wgrz.com/story/news/local/2013/12/15/dunkirk-power-plant-cuomo/4035653/

School officials urge public to attend rally

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/591650/Support-system.html?nav=5047

School staff to discuss NRG plant

http://www.wivb.com/news/local/school-staff-to-discuss-nrg-plant

Dunkirk mayor encourages public to turn out for rally

http://www.chautauquatoday.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=25&id=103551#.Up9K3sRDvms

City of Dunkirk to Host Rally in Support of NRG

http://buffalo.ynn.com/content/news/all_news/707457/city-of-dunkirk-to-host-rally-in-support-of-nrg/

Young continues push for NRG repowering

http://www.chautauquatoday.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=25&id=102481#.UpS8WtLkvms

Join PowerUp To Support NRG

http://post-journal.com/page/content.detail/id/631711/Join-PowerUp-To-Support-NRG.html?nav=5004

Cuomo still quiet on NRG

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/591299.html

More support for NRG

http://www.observertoday.com/page/blogs.detail/display/546/More-support-for-NRG.html

NRG’s future a regional debate

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/590980/NRG-s-future-a-regional-debate.html?nav=5007

NRG Not On PSC Agenda

http://www.post-journal.com/page/content.detail/id/631214/NRG-Not-On-PSC-Agenda.html?nav=5004

APOV: NRG’s Dunkirk plan is right for Western New York

http://thedailynewsonline.com/opinion/article_6d56a982-4c7a-11e3-b27a-001a4bcf887a.html

More fuel in debate over NRG Dunkirk plant

http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/2013/11/13/more-fuel-in-debate-over-nrg-dunkirk.html?page=all

Innovation Trail-New York Public Radio

http://innovationtrail.org/post/psc-rules-redacted-information-must-be-disclosed

The Observer: NRG opposition all about bottom line

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/590037/NRG-opposition-all-about-bottom-line.html?nav=5046

The Observer: Repowering: NRG’s proposal more vital

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/589965/Repowering--NRG-s-proposal-more-vital.html?nav=5044

Buffalo news: Another Voice: Why the Dunkirk repowering project is a good idea

http://www.buffalonews.com/opinion/another-voice-why-the-dunkirk-repowering-project-is-a-good-idea-20131014

The Observer: Rep. Reed discusses NRG, more

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/589142/Rep--Reed-discusses-NRG--more.html?nav=5047

Buffalo Business First: Schumer supports repowering of Dunkirk NRG plant

http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/2013/09/09/schumer-supports-repowering-of-dunkirk.html

The Buffalo News: Schumer continues push to convert power plant

http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/southern-erie-county/schumer-continues-push-to-convert-power-plant-20130906

Innovation Trail-New York Public Radio

http://innovationtrail.org/post/local-towns-want-upstate-coal-plants-repowered-natural-gas

The Observer: Letter: Voicing his support

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/588546/Voicing-his-support.html?nav=5047

The Observer: Picking up the tab

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/588470/Picking-up-the-tab.html?nav=5047

The Observer: Waiting for a decision

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/588369/Waiting-for-a-decision.html?nav=5047

The Post-Journal: Latest NRG filing is about reliability

http://www.post-journal.com/page/content.detail/id/627461/Latest-NRG-Filing-Is-About-Reliability.html?nav=5010

Buffalo YNN: Public comment period on NRG's future continues

http://buffalo.ynn.com/content/news/689650/public-comment-period-on-nrg-s-future-continues/?ap=1&MP4

The Observer: Repowering: Another case for city plant

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/588189/Repowering--Another-case-for-city-plant.html?nav=5044

The Observer: Manufacturers Alliance urges PSC to repower Dunkirk, Cayuga plants

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/587907/Manufacturers-Alliance-urges-PSC-to-repower-Dunkirk--Cayuga-plants.html?nav=5047

WDOE RADIO: Comment deadline for NRG repowering project ends at 5pm today

http://www.chautauquatoday.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=25&id=89407#.Ug4kaJLVAwA

The Observer: Final day to comment on NRG

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/587869/Final-day-to-comment-on-NRG.html?nav=5047

The Observer: Long campaign for a big district

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/587865/Long-campaign-for-a-big-district.html?nav=5007

Westfield Republican: Repower Dunkirk: Make your voice heard now

http://www.westfieldrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/521357/Repower-Dunkirk--Make-your-voice-heard-now.html?nav=5004

The Observer: Repowering of NRG strengthens county

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/587835/Repowering-of-NRG-strengthens-county.html?nav=5046

The Observer: Deadline nears

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/587678/Deadline-nears.html?nav=5007

The Observer: Repowering endorsement draws reaction

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/587652/Repowering-endorsement-draws-reaction.html?nav=5047

The Observer: Candidate Johnson helps gather signatures for repowering plan

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/587617/Candidate-Johnson-helps-gather-signatures-for-repowering-plan.html?nav=5007

The Observer: Senator Schumer delivers for area

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/587590/Senator-Schumer-delivers-for-area.html?nav=5044

Business First (Buffalo): Schumer on board with NRG Dunkirk plan

http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/2013/08/07/schumer-on-board-nrg-dunkirk-plan.html

Innovation Trail-New York Public Radio

http://innovationtrail.org/post/competing-solutions-dunkirk-coal-plants-future

The Observer: Legislator Lori Cornell addresses Dunkirk Rotary

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/587563/Legislator-Lori-Cornell-addresses-Dunkirk-Rotary.html?nav=5007

The Observer: Charles on charge

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/587583/Charles-on-charge.html?nav=5047

The Observer: Schumer backs repowering NRG

http://post-journal.com/page/content.detail/id/626367/Schumer-Backs-Repowering-NRG.html?nav=5057

The Buffalo News: Schumer supports NRG Energy plant conversion

http://www.buffalonews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130807/BUSINESS/130809452/1003

WGRZ: Video: Schumer adds his backing to keep open Dunkirk power plant

http://www.wgrz.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=222280

WIVB: Video: Schumer supports NRG plant conversion

http://www.wivb.com/news/southern-tier/schumer-supports-nrg-plant-conversion

The Observer: Schumer visits city to speak on NRG

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/587549/Schumer-visits-city--to-speak-on-NRG.html?nav=5047

Power Magazine: Replacing coal in a small town

http://www.powermag.com/replacing-coal-in-a-small-town/

The Observer: Congress: Reps must know the issues

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/587515/Congress--Reps-must-know-the-issues.html?nav=5044

The Observer: Regional business community stands together for repowering

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/587485/Regional-business----community-stands-together-for-repowering.html?nav=5007

The Observer: Development group in area supports repowering

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/587475/Development-group-in-area-supports-repowering.html?nav=5046

The Observer: Congressional candidate wants NRG to become co-fire coal with bio-mass

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/587338/Congressional-candidate-wants-NRG-to-become-co-fire-coal-with-bio-mass.html?nav=5007

The Observer: NRG will help keep the lights on

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/587333/NRG-will-help-keep-the-lights-on.html?nav=5046

WDOE Radio: Is there another alternative in the debate over repowering?

http://www.chautauquatoday.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=25&id=87260#.Unqhk_lJNoN

The Observer: City may have tax dilemma

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/587268/City-may-have-tax-dilemma.html?nav=5109

The Observer: (Op-Ed) Pride in backing of NRG

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/587264/Pride-in-backing-of-NRG.html?nav=5046

The Buffalo News: Letter: Wind power is no panacea as some would have us believe

http://www.buffalonews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130726/OPINION/130729407/1119

The Post-Journal: Let Albany know we want to repower Dunkirk

http://post-journal.com/page/content.detail/id/625669/Let-Albany-Know-We-Want-To-Repower-Dunkirk.html?nav=5006

Buffalo News: Coal plant’s planned shift to natural gas fuels energy debate

http://www.buffalonews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130714/CITYANDREGION/130719505/1014

WIVB-TV: NRG seeks to convert to natural gas

http://www.wivb.com/dpp/news/southern_tier/nrg-seeks-to-convert-to-natural-gas

WKBW-TV: Thousands Meet About NRG's Future

http://www.wkbw.com/news/local/Thousands-Meet-About-NRGs-Future-215627811.html

WGRZ-TV: Lots of passion at public hearing on NRG's future in Dunkirk

http://www.wgrz.com/news/article/220032/37/Lots-of-Passion-at-Public-Hearing-on-NRGs-Future-in-Dunkirk

The Observer: Young testifies to Public Service Commission

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/586851/Young-testifies-to-Public-Service-Commission.html?nav=5047

The Buffalo News: Hearing on Dunkirk energy plant draws large crowd

http://www.buffalonews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130715/CITYANDREGION/130719412/1003

The Observer: Hearing: Major Crowd Sends Message

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/586874/Hearing--Major-crowd-sends-message.html?nav=5044

Senator Young Announces Public Service Commission to Hold Public Hearing on NRG Repowering

June 28, 2013: Click here for pdf

SUPPORT LETTER: U.S. Rep. Tom Reed Urges NY PSC to approve Dunkirk Project

April 23, 2013: Click here for pdf

Innovation Trail/NY Public Radio: NRG study attracts skepticism, company responds

http://innovationtrail.org/post/nrg-study-attracts-skepticism-company-responds

YNN-TV/YNN.COM: Economic impact analysis supports NRG repowering project

http://jamestown.ynn.com/content/top_stories/650983/economic-impact-analysis-supports-nrg-repowering-project/

City & State: NRG Study Backs Repowering Of Dunkirk Power Plant

http://www.cityandstateny.com/nrg-study-backs-repowering-of-dunkirk-power-plant/

The Buffalo News: Report backs conversion of Dunkirk power plant to natural gas

http://www.buffalonews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130326/BUSINESS/130329337/1003

Innovation Trail/NY Public Radio: Report says re-powering Dunkirk NRG plant will create jobs, millions in economic impact

http://innovationtrail.org/post/report-says-re-powering-dunkirk-nrg-plant-will-create-jobs-millions-economic-impact

WIVB-TV: NRG report supports conversion to gas

http://www.wivb.com/dpp/news/local/nrg-report-supports-conversion-to-gas

WDOE Radio: Independent study shows benefits for repowering Dunkirk plant

http://www.chautauquatoday.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=25&id=70768#.UVMsUBw4vgV

Buffalo Business First: New NRG Dunkirk Plant Offers Big Returns

http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/2013/03/26/study-new-nrg-dunkirk-plant-offers.html

COALITION NEWS RELEASE: Dunkirk Repowering will Provide Ratepayer, Economic Benefits
for New York

March 26, 2013: Click here for pdf

Senator Cathy Young: Budget Language Could Help Dunkirk Repowering

March 25, 2013: http://www.nysenate.gov/press-release/budget-language-could-help-dunkirk-repowering

Innovation Trail/New York Public Radio: New York's coal-fired power plants:
repower or take offline?

http://www.innovationtrail.org/post/new-yorks-coal-fired-power-plants-repower-or-take-offline

Buffalo Business First: Sierra Club objects to NRG Dunkirk plan

http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/2013/03/13/siera-club-objects-to-nrg-dunkirk-plan.html?page=all

Reuters: NRG to run NY Dunkirk coal plant through at least 2015

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/07/utilities-nrg-dunkirk-idUSL1N0BZAD220130307

The Dunkirk Observer: Two more years

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/582216/Two-more-years.html?nav=5047

YNN.com: NRG and National Grid reach deal to keep plant's Unit Two open

http://jamestown.ynn.com/content/645152/nrg-and-national-grid-reach-deal-to-keep-plant-s-unit-two-open/

The Evening Observer: NRG project gets a jolt

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/580525/NRG-project-gets-a-jolt.html?nav=5044

Buffalo Business First: Decisive Year for Energy Plants in Dunkirk and Tonawanda

http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/print-edition/2013/01/18/decisive-year-for-energy-plants-in.html

The Buffalo News: National Grid, NYSEG to evaluate power plants

http://www.buffalonews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130118/BUSINESS/130119163/1005

WKBW: New Life For Dunkirk Power Plant?

http://www.wkbw.com/news/business/New-Life-for-Dunkirk-Plant-187440051.html

Buffalo Business First: National Grid picked to study Dunkirk power plant

http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/blog/morning_roundup/2013/01/national-grid-picked-to-study-dunkirk.html

COALITION NEWS RELEASE: PowerUp Western New York Coalition Sends Petition to Albany

January 17, 2013: Click here for pdf

The Observer: Petition Signatures Backing NRG Project Sent to Albany

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/580416/Petition-signatures-backing-NRG-project-sent-to-Albany.html?nav=5047

Buffalo Business First: Energy Group Lobbies to Keep Plant Operational

http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/2013/01/17/energy-group-lobbies-to-keep-dunkirk.html

SEN. CATHY YOUNG NEWS RELEASE: PowerUp Western New York Announces Petition Drive to Support Dunkirk Repowering Project

October 1, 2012: Click here for pdf

It’s a Natural: Buffalo Business First

http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/print-edition/2012/08/31/its-a-natural.html?page=all

The Observer: Comment Time Nears End

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/575142/Comment-time-nears-end.html?nav=5044

The Observer: Chamber Corner/Public Comment Sought on Crucial Energy Projects

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/575083/Chamber-Corner.html?nav=5007

The Observer: Gillibrand Expresses Support for NRG

https://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/574808/Gillibrand-expresses-support-for-NRG.html?nav=5047

The Observer: NRG’S FUTURE: Area must speak now

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/573872/NRG-S-FUTURE--Area-must-speak-now.html?nav=5044

WDOE Radio: Coalition Announces $700 Million Investment Plan in NRG Plant

http://www.chautauquatoday.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=25&id=38925

YNN.com: Power Up WNY Coalition

http://jamestown.ynn.com/content/top_stories/591340/power-up-wny-coalition/

The Observer: Coalition Has Ambitious Plans for Dunkirk

http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/573813/Coalition-has-ambitious-plan-for-NRG-Dunkirk.html?nav=5047

The Post Journal: NRG Hits the Gas

http://post-journal.com/page/content.detail/id/606914/NRG-Hits-The-Gas.html?nav=5192

Buffalo Business First: NRG proposes conversion in Tonawanda, Dunkirk plants

http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/2012/07/03/nrg-proposes-conversion-in-tonawanda.html

COALITION NEWS RELEASE: PowerUp Western New York Coalition Launches

July 12, 2012: Click here for pdf

Governor Cuomo Announces Next Major Step in Building the New York Energy Highway

http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/04112012Energy-Highway