2019 Orange & Rockland STEM Classroom Grant Awards

2019 Orange & Rockland STEM Classroom Grant Awards

By Barry Warner O&R supports science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education through classroom projects and professional development for teachers. Grants of up to $1,000 were awarded to 35 Rockland County educators (65 in all from O&R’s service territory) at schools from pre-K to 12th grade on Wednesday May 15th, 2019. Any creative classroom project […]

O&R Gas Operator Tech Training Grads Meet Their New Bosses

O&R Gas Operator Tech Training Grads Meet Their New Bosses

PEARL RIVER — Thirteen men unemployed and underemployed men graduated recently from a three-week, natural gas operator technician training course sponsored by O&R. It may be the break that changes their lives for the better. As part of a graduation ceremony held at the Orange County Fire Training Center in New Hampton, O&R also sponsored […]

O&R, SMARTER GRID SOLUTIONS SEEK WAYS TO GET MORE CLEAN ENERGY TO THE GRID

O&R, SMARTER GRID SOLUTIONS SEEK WAYS TO GET MORE CLEAN ENERGY TO THE GRID

O&R announced this week that it is partnering with Smarter Grid Solutions, Inc. (SGS), one of the leading providers of distributed energy resource management software, on a demonstration project designed to help developers more affordably interconnect solar energy projects to the power grid and drive greater export of renewable energy on O&R’s system. The demonstration […]

O&R Helps Rockland Rowing Launch Training Craft for Adaptive Athletes

O&R Helps Rockland Rowing Launch Training Craft for Adaptive Athletes

PEARL RIVER, NY June 27, 2018 — O&R has donated $4,500 to help the Rockland Rowing Association (RRA) purchase a rowing barge, a specially designed vessel whose stability on water provides a safe platform to help train adaptive athletes (individuals with physical or cognitive challenges) in the sport of rowing. That barge was launched during […]

SUEZ AND O&R STRIKE UNIQUE PARTNERSHIP

SUEZ AND O&R STRIKE UNIQUE PARTNERSHIP

SUEZ has teamed up with Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R) to promote SUEZ’s customer conservation program that offers significant rebates on the purchase of water-saving devices such as WaterSense labeled toilets and showerheads and ENERGY STAR certified washing machines. Through Orange & Rockland’s online marketplace, myORUstore.com, Suez and O&R customers can purchase water and energy efficient products […]

O&R’S PROVIDING FOOD, MEDICINE SPOILAGE REIMBURSEMENTS FOR NOR’EASTER CUSTOMERS WHO LOST POWER FOR 3 DAYS OR MORE

O&R’S PROVIDING FOOD, MEDICINE SPOILAGE REIMBURSEMENTS FOR NOR’EASTER CUSTOMERS WHO LOST POWER FOR 3 DAYS OR MORE

O&R announced that the company will reimburse customers for food and prescription medicine spoilage if they lost power for three consecutive days or more during the two nor’easters that slammed the region recently. Customers may receive reimbursements for up to $225, or up to $515 with receipts. Business owners are eligible for food spoilage reimbursements […]

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