“Green Jobs” and the Grid Art Hamlin, Director of Economic Development

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“Green Jobs” and the Grid
Art Hamlin, Director of Economic Development
Overview
National Grid
Direct Investments
Smart Grid
The Rest of the Grid
Energy
gy Efficiency
y Programs
g
Alternative Fuel Vehicles
Renewable Energy
B
Brownfield
fi ld R
Remediation
di ti
In-House Sustainability Initiatives
Economic and Community Development
Community Partnerships
“Clean Tech” Business Development
 Incentive Programs
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National Grid
Electricity and Natural Gas Delivery
T
Transmission
i i and
d Di
Distribution
t ib ti
US and UK Operations
27,500 employees worldwide
US customer base: 3.3 million electric, 3.5
million gas
LIPA
Unregulated Businesses: Metering, LNG
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Direct Investments
Smart Grid
Pil t Program
Pilot
P
Ongoing Technology & Innovation Effort
The Rest of the Grid
Continual Investment in Wires and Pipes
Accomodating Renewable Energy
Energy Efficiency Programs
Alternative Fuel Vehicles
Renewable Energy
Brownfield Remediation
“In-house” Sustainability Efforts
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Reservoir Woods
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Roof of Reservoir Woods
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Revere Solar Project
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Economic and Community Development
Community Partnerships
“Cl
“Clean
T
Tech”
h” B
Business
i
D
Development
l
t
Incentive Programs
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Incentive Programs
“Main Street” Revitalization
I d t i l B
Industrial
Building
ildi R
Redevelopment
d
l
t
Brownfield Redevelopment
Empire Zone Discounts **
Energy Efficiency in the Empire Zones
Productivity Improvement Programs
Agribusiness
Manufacturing
Power Quality
Renewable Energy and Economic
Development (proposed)
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“Main Street” Revitalization
Redevelopment of vacant buildings in Upstate
central business districts
Commercial or mixed use development
Priority given to projects that are “green” and
have potential for attracting future investment
Maximum funding = $200,000 per project
70 projects, $2.5 million since 2003
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Main Street Revitalization
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Industrial Building Redevelopment
 Encourages re-use of LARGE vacant industrial buildings
 Existing infrastructure adapted to serve multiple tenants
 Planning, design, engineering and construction costs
 Grants up to $250,000
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Rotterdam Corporate Park -- Before
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Rotterdam Corporate Park -- After
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Brownfield Redevelopment Assistance
Funds energy infrastructure improvements,
demolition Phase I & II investigations
demolition,
investigations, other
remediation and redevelopment costs
Maximum funding $300,000 per project
23 approved projects
projects, $2
$2.8
8 million in
assistance since 2003
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Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park -- Before
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Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park -- After
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Empire Zone Discounts **
NYS Empire Zones
O i i ll a “S
Originally
“Smartt G
Growth”
th” P
Program
Mission Creep
National Grid EZR program:
Deep Delivery Discounts
New and expanding EZ businesses
1,600 customers, $18 million per year
Sunset in 2010?
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Energy Efficiency in the Empire Zones
(Some) EZs have tremendous EE potential
EZR customers
t
ineligible
i li ibl ffor, and/or
d/ less
l
interested in, existing EE programs
Broad definition of “energy efficiency”
Not for new construction
Funding up to $25,000 per project
projects,
j
,$
$1 million since 2003
60 p
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Productivity Improvement Programs
Agribusiness Productivity Program
Energy efficiency, productivity, onsite
generation, stray
g
y voltage
g
Up to $50,000 matching grants
Manufacturing Productivity Program
Partnership
P
t
hi with
ith R
Regional
i
lT
Technology
h l
Development Centers
Lean Manufacturing, “Eureka,” other
productivity and growth initiatives
$40,000 maximum grant per customer
Power Quality Improvement
PQ mitigation measures & services
Avoiding major electric service upgrades
Up to $50,000
$50 000 matching grants
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Renewable Energy and Econ Dev
Proposed for 2010
Funding
F
di ffor renewable
bl energy iinstallations
t ll ti
with significant economic development benefit
Requires involvement of regional research
institution and sponsoring municipality
Economic development impacts in the form of
technology development & transfer, learning,
workforce development,
development creation of a
business attraction asset.
Limited number of $750,000 grants
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Contact !
Me
315 428 6882
315-428-6882
[email protected]
Dan Murphy
315-428-5198
[email protected]
Linda Clark
315-428-6891
[email protected]
Web
www.shovelready.com
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