New York Public Service Commission http://wrvo.org en Symposium draws focus toward future renewable energy use http://wrvo.org/post/symposium-draws-focus-toward-future-renewable-energy-use <p></p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:33:18 +0000 Gino Geruntino 53922 at http://wrvo.org Symposium draws focus toward future renewable energy use News Briefs: Thursday, Jan. 30 http://wrvo.org/post/news-briefs-thursday-jan-30-0 <p>Plans for a casino siting board are delayed; National Grid receives a credit to save customers some cash; New York shows positive workplace safety signs; and $1.24 million is sent toward state farms. Catch up on the news of the day with WRVO news briefs.</p><blockquote><p><strong>Siting board appointment likely behind schedule</strong></p><p></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 21:55:02 +0000 WRVO News 50666 at http://wrvo.org PSC rules redacted information must be disclosed http://wrvo.org/post/psc-rules-redacted-information-must-be-disclosed <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p> The state Public Service Commission (PSC) has come under scrutiny in recent weeks with claims that there’s a lack of transparency in its proceedings.</p><p>The commission’s handling of plans for the future of two coal-fired power plants in upstate New York has been particularly criticized.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 22:01:00 +0000 Kate O'Connell 45961 at http://wrvo.org PSC rules redacted information must be disclosed Debate over Cayuga Power Plant intensifies the fight on fracking http://wrvo.org/post/debate-over-cayuga-power-plant-intensifies-fight-fracking <p></p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 20:21:46 +0000 Matt Richmond 42575 at http://wrvo.org Deadline extended for public comments on proposed changes to Verizon landlines http://wrvo.org/post/deadline-extended-public-comments-proposed-changes-verizon-landlines <p>The state's Public Service Commission is extending a public comment period on whether it’s a good idea for Verizon to stop providing land line service<span> </span>to some customers and supply a wireless telephone connection instead.</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 12:01:41 +0000 Karen DeWitt 41611 at http://wrvo.org Sen. Ritchie wants 315 area code plan put on hold http://wrvo.org/post/sen-ritchie-wants-315-area-code-plan-put-hold <p></p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 10:32:28 +0000 Gino Geruntino 41271 at http://wrvo.org Sen. Ritchie wants 315 area code plan put on hold Debate over coal plant shows challenges of energy transition http://wrvo.org/post/debate-over-coal-plant-shows-challenges-energy-transition <p></p><p>Once every week, a freight train loaded with coal makes its way through Ithaca to the coal-fired power plant north of town in Lansing, on the shore of Cayuga Lake. Those shipments may stop soon.</p><p>The state’s Public Service Commission is considering the future of the Lansing plant. The pending decision has sparked a local debate that says a lot about the challenges New York will face if it’s serious about switching to new sources of power.</p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 12:49:32 +0000 Matt Richmond 40218 at http://wrvo.org Debate over coal plant shows challenges of energy transition Champlain Hudson Power Express project moves a step forward with state approval http://wrvo.org/post/champlain-hudson-power-express-project-moves-step-forward-state-approval <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The Champlain Hudson Power Express, or<a href="http://www.chpexpress.com/" target="_blank"> CHPE,</a> is the name of a proposed underground transmission line that would bring hydropower generated in Canada under both Lake Champlain and the Hudson River, and into New York City. Now, the project is one step closer to becoming a reality, following approval by the New York State Public Service Commission Thursday. Fri, 19 Apr 2013 19:30:52 +0000 Sarah Harris 36488 at http://wrvo.org Champlain Hudson Power Express project moves a step forward with state approval Cuomo to crack down on utility regulation in State of the State http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-crack-down-utility-regulation-state-state <p>When Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his State of the State message on Wednesday, it will include proposals for greater oversight of New York state’s electric utilities. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:48:56 +0000 Karen DeWitt 31573 at http://wrvo.org