Learning and Leading a Sustainable Path

PHOTO PROVIDED BY TARA FREEMAN/ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY
Students take notes in their biology class on top of Whiteface Mountain as part of their required curriculum.

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The BIG Business of Renewable Energy

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Deryck Montante and Anthony Robbins do solar work Tuesday on the roof of Fourth Coast Inc. in Clayton.

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Curran Renewable Energy opens doors for National Bioenergy Day tour

BOB BECKSTEAD / JOHNSON NEWSPAPERS Patrick Curran, president of Curran Renewable Energy and Seaway Timber Harvesting, leads a tour of their facility Wednesday as part of Bioenergy Day.

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Patrick Curran, president of Curran Renewable Energy and Seaway Timber Harvesting, leads a tour of their facility Wednesday as part of Bioenergy Day.

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ReEnergy chief warns biomass plant could close in 90 days

A load of wood chips is unloaded in 2012 at ReEnergy Lyonsdale’s cogeneration plant on Marmon Road in the town of Lyonsdale. Watertown Daily Times photo.

A load of wood chips is unloaded in 2012 at ReEnergy Lyonsdale’s cogeneration plant on Marmon Road in the town of Lyonsdale. Watertown Daily Times photo.

LYONS FALLS — Without a power purchase agreement, the ReEnergy Lyonsdale wood-chip-burning cogeneration plant could close in 60 to 90 days, according to company CEO Larry D. Richardson. [Read more…]

Local experts discuss north country’s economic outlook at Chamber event

The Economic Forecast event featured a panel of five speakers discussing the economic trouble spots and assets in the north country.

The Economic Forecast event featured a panel of five speakers discussing the economic trouble spots and assets in the north country. Photo by Stephen Swofford, Watertown Daily Times.

Trying to get a glimpse of the local economic future is more like staring into an opaque globe than a crystal ball, noted Donald C. Alexander, chief executive officer of Jefferson County Economic Development. [Read more…]