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Charge NY Brings Electric Vehicle Initiatives to Tompkins County [AUDIO]

WRFI spoke to Adam Ruder, the Clean Transportation Manager at NYSERDA. We talked about the Charge NY program, which is a collaboration between NYSERDA, the New York Power Authority, and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation to increase clean transportation in New York, specifically electric vehicle use. This originally aired on Monday, July 16th…

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PACE Energy Program Revamps for 2018 [AUDIO]

In 2015, Tompkins county adopted the Sustainable Energy Loan Program which has provided Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE financing for local energy-related improvement projects. The financing program helps commercial and non-profit building owners reduce operating costs and increase the value of their properties through clean energy improvements. The Legislature has scheduled a public hearing…

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Final Days of the 2018 Democratic Congressional Primary in NY 23: Ithaca Times’ Matt Butler weighs in (AUDIO)

The Democratic Candidate Forum for New York Congressional District 23 on Thursday at Greenstar, co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters and WRFI, was one of the candidates’ last public appearances before election day on June 26. The Ithaca Times‘ Matt Butler spoke with WRFI’s Laura Rosbrow-Telem about his impressions of this competitive primary race.…

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