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 […]

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 […]

1 2 3 4