renewable energy

New Climate Plan Aims to Replace Gas with Electric; Critics Say Infrastructure is Not Ready

Audio Article

A public hearing on an aggressive new climate plan took place in the Central Library of the Buffalo and Erie County on April 27. The plan aims to replace natural gas and gasoline field vehicles with electric by 2035 and outlines a way for New York State to move to electricity and renewables on the same timeline by investing in clean energy. Critics and representatives at National Fuel Gas say that the plan is flawed, citing concerns that the infrastructure is not ready.

Column: Rod, Gun and Game: Spring Ahead to Outdoor Adventure! 

Audio Article

Amidst the clamor of change and the excitement of outdoor journeys ahead, we celebrate, with American character, how we will get to our favorite spots to fish, hunt, hike, camp, watch birds and wildlife or canoe. To provide additional support for Ukraine during the current crisis, American ammunition makers, including Remington, CCI/Speer and Federal, will donate one million rounds of total ammo to the Ukraine Armed Forces.

Transmission Line Construction Begins In Niagara And Erie Counties

Audio Article

The Empire State Line will run from the Town of Royalton in Niagara County through the towns of Alden, Newstead, Lancaster, and Elma in Erie County. The project will relieve transmission congestion in Western New York and will allow for the integration of more renewable energy into the State’s electric grid. 

Solar Farm Public Hearing Set for Next Week in Marilla

Audio Article

A project managed by Renewable Energy, a San Francisco firm, is looking to bring solar energy to Marilla in a solar form which is projected cover about 22-acres of space on a 45-acre-lot.

Deep-sea Robotic Vehicles Constructed at East Aurora Business

Audio Article

Open garage doors on an unusually sunny day result in the discovery of an underwater aquatic robotic being designed and constructed for ocean work related to the development of the renewable energy sector right here in East Aurora by our columnist Rick Ohler.