The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will provide $17 million to support the development of wind power totaling 316.5 MW in upstate New York.

Governor George Pataki has announced that grants will go toward five wind energy projects, including a 100-MW wind power facility in Lewis County, a 75-MW wind plant located in both Stueben and Yates Counties, a 51-MW wind plant in Chautauqua County, a 50-MW facility in Erie County, and a 40.5-MW plant in Otsego County.

— by Greg Mazurkiewicz

Publication date: 10/14/2002