Rochester photonics hub aims to ramp up with $27M investment
“On Thursday, the group’s governing board OK’d a proposal to spend $23 million on new equipment to ensure the local research hub can meet the demands of defense contractors and tool manufacturers already knocking at the door.”
A New York Town Once Thrived on Fossil Fuels. Now, Wind Energy Is Giving a Lift.
“This former oil town almost 300 miles from the coast is emerging as one of the early winners in the push to develop offshore wind in the Atlantic Ocean.”
Vestas plans New York blade factory as offshore wind giants target state
“Danish wind giant Vestas plans to build a blade manufacturing plant in New York if it receives sufficient volume and funding off the back of the state’s third offshore wind tender this year.”
Finger Lakes Youth Apprenticeship Program holds annual ‘Signing Day’
“The Finger Lakes Youth Apprenticeship Program (FLYAP) held its annual “Signing Day” ceremony at the Genesee Community College’s BEST Center on Thursday, March 9, 2023. Nearly 40 students from the Batavia Campus of the Genesee Valley BOCES signed up for job shadows and paid co-ops at a dozen advanced manufacturing companies in the region.”