O&R DECLARES A STORM WATCH AS SEVERE WEATHER APPROACHES

O&R DECLARES A STORM WATCH AS SEVERE WEATHER APPROACHES

O&R has declared a Storm Watch as winds gusting possibly as high as 50 mph, accompanied by heavy rains and thunderstorms are expected to pound the region through the day Thursday with high winds continuing through Friday. High winds and thunderstorms can cause power line damage and electric service interruptions. O&R crews will be ready […]

ORANGE & ROCKLAND, ROCKLAND ELECTRIC CO. WARN CUSTOMERS: BEWARE SCAMMERS DURING CURRENT HEALTH EMERGENCY

ORANGE & ROCKLAND, ROCKLAND ELECTRIC CO. WARN CUSTOMERS: BEWARE SCAMMERS DURING CURRENT HEALTH EMERGENCY

Orange & Rockland (O&R) and Rockland Electric Co. remind customers to remain aware of would-be scammers during the coronavirus emergency. Scammers may take advantage of the emergency to try to get customers to give them money or to let them in their homes. Orange & Rockland and Rockland Electric Co. offer this advice: Beware of anyone visiting, e-mailing, or […]

O&R Donates $5,000, Helps Place Holiday Wreaths on All West Point Graves

O&R Donates $5,000, Helps Place Holiday Wreaths on All West Point Graves

Hundreds of volunteers honored the heroic service of fallen soldiers by laying wreaths at all of the more than 7,000 graves in the cemetery at the United States Military Academy at West Point last Saturday, Dec. 7. Through its Community Investment Committee (CIC), O&R fielded a 55-volunteer team and donated $5,000 to the tenth annual […]

O&R’s CONTRACTOR KEY CAPTURE ENERGY RECEIVES PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT POMONA BATTERY

O&R’s CONTRACTOR KEY CAPTURE ENERGY RECEIVES PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT POMONA BATTERY

Providing Innovative Energy Storage Technology for Orange & Rockland Grid Support PRESS RELEASE Orange & Rockland (O&R) has selected Key Capture Energy (KCE), an Albany-based, independent developer of utility-scale battery storage projects, to plan, design, install and operate O&R’s new battery storage project in Pomona. Last week, the Planning Board for the Town of Ramapo […]

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 […]

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