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 […]

Good Samaritan Hospital Opens New Inpatient EEG Monitoring Suite

Good Samaritan Hospital Opens New Inpatient EEG Monitoring Suite

Only Program of Its Kind In Rockland and Orange Counties Good Samaritan Hospital has expanded and enhanced its electroencephalogram (EEG) laboratory with a comprehensive Inpatient EEG Monitoring Program. Doctors say it will provide residents of Rockland and Orange with “unmatched neurological assessment, diagnosis and therapy.” “It is very complicated to get an accurate diagnosis of […]

Fighting the walking dead wood

Fighting the walking dead wood

Skoufis sets out against zombie poles Assemblyman James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) has launched an effort to wipe zombies from our midst; zombie utility poles that is. Referring to poles no longer in use, the zombies are eyesores and can become dangerous if their conditions degrade, Skoufis said. The lawmaker wants public utilities to get out and […]

SHOULD YOU PLAY THE “SHELL GAME” WITH ENERGY SUPPLIERS?

SHOULD YOU PLAY THE “SHELL GAME” WITH ENERGY SUPPLIERS?

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman In an attempt to answer the above-stated critical question very often posed by Rockland’s homeowners in forums on managing the costs of gas and electric utilities, this Ombudsman first met with his fellow members of Senator Carlucci’s Senior Citizen Advisory Committee on Thursday, July 13 at the Nanuet Library, where […]