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2008-11-13 15:00:24

According to the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), New York State has sufficient resources to serve the electricity needs of the 2008-2009 winter season. The NYISO forecasts New York's winter peak usage will reach 25,293 megawatts (MW). The forecast is 272 MW higher than the winter 2007-2008 peak of 25,021 MW that occurred on January 3, 2008. With a total available supply of 40,375 MW, New York has a capacity margin of 15,082 MW, or 37 percent. The New York State...

2008-10-30 12:00:58

First Wind Holdings, LLC ("First Wind") announced today that it has voluntarily agreed with the Office of the New York State Attorney General to implement a Code of Conduct that will govern future wind farm operations in New York State. The Office of the Attorney General developed the Code of Conduct in cooperation with First Wind. Paul Gaynor, First Wind's President and Chief Executive Officer, commended the New York Attorney General for his foresight and dedication to the public...

2008-09-24 12:00:31

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) has introduced system and operating changes to better utilize New York State's existing wind resources, and pave the way for continued growth of economical, emission-free, renewable power resources in the Empire State. The enhancements, which were completed in September, help accommodate the variable nature of wind-powered generation with a centralized forecasting system. "A primary issue in the industry has been with forecasting the...

2008-07-16 12:00:50

New York state has opened a sweeping investigation of two wind power companies, Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said. Cuomo's office is investigating First Wind of Newton, Mass., and Noble Environmental Power LL of Essex, Conn., on possible charges of anti-competitive practices, bribery of public officials and questionable deals with landowners, The Wall Street Journal reported. First Wind is currently operating one wind farm in New York. Among the 48 projects it has in development four are...


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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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