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How Solar Is Cutting Grid Costs

May 2nd, 2014 | By

With solar power, “we can avoid that $100 million investment in transmission lines, distribution lines, in capital infrastructure…” LIPA’s Vice President of Environmental Affairs Michael Deering. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story.

New LIPA board hears updates on PSEG transition

Jan 22nd, 2014 | By

Long Island Power Authority trustees Tuesday received their first progress report since PSEG Long Island took over operations Jan. 1, including further details of a fatal head-on collision involving a PSEG truck last week. For more on this story, visit: New LIPA board hears updates on PSEG transition.

Open House Held for Potential New Power Plant in Shoreham

Dec 7th, 2012 | By

As LIPA considers proposals from a pair of power suppliers, one project held an open house on Thursday night. By Joseph Pinciaro As Long Island Power Authority officials continue to negotiate with two possible power carriers to site a new power plant, leaders of one of those projects – pitched to utilize the Shoreham Power

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LIPA trustees renew power plant contract

Oct 9th, 2012 | By

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite opposition from environmentalists, Long Island Power Authority trustees voted to approve a new 15-year-old contract for dozens of National Grid power generators. The contract, valued at over $241 million a year, includes the option to upgrade the three largest plants while saving about $2 million annually. Tuesday’s vote was 8-1.

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LIPA seeks to plug into new power |

Aug 23rd, 2010 | By

Saying it expects energy demand to continue to grow, the Long Island Power Authority today issued a request for proposals for up to 1,000 megawatts of power for the next 20 years. The Uniondale-based authority said it’s seeking to buy energy or electric capacity, essentially the right to power as needed, from new or existing

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