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Oswego Career Ladders - Regional Employers in the Energy Field

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Regional Employers in the Energy Field

The following list of energy companies was compiled by the Oswego County Business Magazine for its Business Guide.

Address: 268 Lake Road / P O. Box 110 .
Lycoming, NY 13093
Phone: 342-3840
Fax: 349-6684
Web site:
In Oswego County since: 1975

Total employment: 700
Full-time: 700

Operations: Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production, retail distributions operations. Entergy own and operates power plants with about 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity; it is the second largest nuclear generator in the United States. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.6 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of over $9 billion and approximately 14,000 employees. The nuclear businesses of Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) are headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi. Entergy Nuclear operates five reactors at four locations in Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana under regulatory jurisdictions and five reactors at four sites in Massachusetts, New York and Vermont. In Oswego County, Entergy operates the 850 MW James A. FitzPatrick nuclear power plant in Lycoming, which is celebrated its 30th anniversary in July. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration awarded the FitzPatrick plant "STAR" certification in OSHA's Voluntary Protection Program in 2004. Sites that achieve STAR status in the program are a select group of facilities recognized for safety practices and processes that go beyond OSHA saftey and health performance standards.


Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station
Address: P O. Box 63
Lycoming, NY 13093
Phone: 877-343-5464
Fax: 349-7604
Web site:
In Oswego County since: 2001

Total employment: 1,000
Full-time: 1,000

Operations: The Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station has two boilingwater reactors. Unit 1 is a 609-megawatt reactor that entered service in 1969 and Unit 2 is a 1,148-megawatt reactor that began operation in 1986. As part of the company's balanced growth trend, Constellation Energy purchased the Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station in 2001 from Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation and other utilities. Constellation Energy, a FORTUNE 200 company based in Baltimore, is the nation's largest competitive supplier of electricity to large commercial and industrial customers and the nation's largest wholesale power seller. Constellation Energy also manages fuels and energy services on behalf of energy intensive industries and utilities. It owns a diversified fleet of more than 100 generating units located throughout the United States, totaling approximately 12,000 megawatts of generating capacity. The company delivers electricity and natural gas through the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE), its regulated utility in Central Maryland. In 2004, the combined revenues of the integrated energy company totaled $12.5 billion.

In April, Unit 1 completed its shortest outage to date while maintaining an excellent safety record. During the outage, all three low-pressure turbine rotors at Unit 1 were replaced. Nine Mile Point continues to work with the NRC on the license renewal application process. n 2004, Constellation Energy and Nine Mile Point employees contributed over $350,000 to support valuable community organizations and events.


(Sithe Independence Station)
Address: 76 Independence Way
Oswego, NY 13126
Phone: 342-8410
Fax: 342-8425
In Oswego County since: 1994

Total employment: 45
Full-time: 45
Part-time: 0

Operations: At 1,042 megawatts, Dynegy's Independence Station began operations in 1994 in Scriba. Independence a natural gas-fired, combined-cycle facility that produces reliable and environmentally sound electricity and thermal energy. Independence is one of three plants in New York State owned and operated by Dynegy.

Dynegy Inc. purchased ExResSHC, the parent company of Sithe Energies, Inc. in 2005 for $135 million in cash and a consolidation of $919 million in project debt.


Address: 99 Howard Road
Fulton, NY 13069
Phone: 592-0139
Fax: 592-0164
Web site:

Total employment: 100
Full-time: 0
Part-time: 0

Operations: National Grid's New York distribution company (formerly Niagara-Mohawk) provides electric service to approximately 1.5 million customers and natural gas to approximately 540,000 customers in upstate New York. The company is based in Syracuse. ts parent company also has electricity distribution operations in New England that serve approximately 1.7 million customers across 5.400 square miles in Massachusetts, Rhode sland, and New Hampshire. National Grid USA's core business is the transmission and distribution of electricity. National Grid USA is a subsidiary of the international U.K. based National Grid. To be under one name and identity, Niagara Mohawk and National Grid's four other U.S. energy distribution companies, changed their name to National Grid. The change happened in conjunction with a global move to change the name of the parent company from National Grid Transco to National Grid and unify the global business under the National Grid name.


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SUNCO Bio-Fuels is located at Riverview Business Park in Fulton, New York, about 25 miles north of Syracuse. The 420-acre Riverview complex was formerly a Miller Brewery. SUNCO is situated on approximately 90 acres and will occupied 350,000 square feet, in what was once the Miller "brew house". Much of the brewing infrastructure has been renovated and adapted to "brew" ethanol. The total cost of the project will be approximately $165 million. Construction started in the first quarter of 2006, with production coming on-line in 2007. All permits and approvals are in place. SUNOCO will produce 100 million gallons of ethanol per year. SUNOCO is the third largest plant of its type in the nation, and first in New York State and the Northeast. Approximately 100 permanent jobs were created by SUNOCO. To supplement production of ethanol from corn, research is being done to make ethanol from "woody biomass" and other feedstocks.


Address: 261 Washington Boulevard
Oswego, NY 13126
Phone: 349-2260
Web site:
In Oswego County since: 1999

Total employment: 75
Full-time: 75
Part-time: 0

Operations: Established in 1989, NRG has a high-quality portfolio of projects in the United States, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Latin America. NRG Energy entered the Oswego County market in 1999 when they purchased the former Oswego Steam Station at a cost of $91 million. NRG has built a global portfolio of projects using such diverse fuel sources as fossil fuels and greenpower renewable fuels, as well as refuse-derived fuels and geothermal energy. Through the use of state-of-the-art technologies, they are able to produce low-cost energy in an environmentally safe manner. NRG Energy is headquartered in West Windsor, New Jersey with regional offices in San Diego, Calif., Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, and development offices worldwide.

Power Generating Facilities in New York State

The following provides an overview of the different facilities in New York State that generate power from coal burning plants to fuel cells to wind farms.

Power Generating Facilities in New York State

Non-Nuclear Electricity Generating Plants in New York State


Robert Moses Niagara (New York Power Authority)

Ravenswood (KeySpan-Ravenswood Inc.)

Oswego Harbor Power (NRG Oswego Harbor Power Operations Inc.)

Northport (KeySpan Generation LLC)

Astoria Generating Station (U.S. Power Generating Company LLC)


Nuclear Power Plants in New York State

Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station (Nine Mile point Nuclear Station LLC)

Indian Point 3 (Entergy Nuclear Indian Point 3)

Indian Point 2 (Entergy Nuclear Indian Point 2)

James A. Fitzpatrick (Entergy Nuclear Fitzpatrick LLC)

R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant (R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant LLC)

Coal Fired Power Plants in New York State

Danskammer, NY Orange County
Goudey, NY Broome County
Greenidge, NY Yates County
Hickling, NY Steuben County
Jennison, NY Chenango County
Milliken, NY Tompkins County
C R Huntley, NY Erie County
Dunkirk, NY Chautauqua County
Lovett NY, Rockland County
Rochester 7, NY Monroe County
S A Carlson, NY Chautauqua County
Kintigh, NY Niagara County>

Hydropower Facilities in New York State

Existing Project or Area Location Owner Date Online
St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Projec Massena, on the St. Lawrence River, St. Lawrence County New York State Power Authority July 1958
800,000 kilowats
Niagara Power Project Lewiston, on the Niagara River, Niagara County New York State Power Authority January 1961
2,400,000 Kilowatts
Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project Blenheim and Gilboa, southwest of Albany, Schoharie County
New York State Power Authority July 1973
1,040,000 kilowatts
Small Hydro Projects -Ashokan Project, Ulster County
-Crescent Plant, Albany and Saratoga Counties
-Gregor y B. Jarvis Plant, Oneida County
-Kensico Project, Westchester
-Vischer Ferry Plant, Saratoga and Schenectady Counties

New York State Power Authority

New York Power Authority Fuel Cells in Operation

Location Number/Fuel Output (kilowatts) Normal Operation Start Date
Yonkers Wastewater Treatment Plant 1/anaerobic digester gas 200 grid-parallel April 1997
Central Park Police Precinct 1/natural gas 200
grid-independent April 1999
North Central Bronx Hospital 1/natural gas 200 grid-parallel/ grid-independent October 2000
New York City Aquarium 1/natural gas 200 grid-parallel September 2001

Existing and Proposed Wind Projects in New York State

Allegany County

Noble-Allegany Windpark

Chautauqua County

Babcock & Brown - Ripley-Westfield Wind Farm

Horizon - New Grange Wind Farm

Noble - Ball Hill Windpark

Clinton County

Horizon - Marble River

Noble - Altona

Noble - Clinton 1

Noble - Ellenburg

Cortland County

TCI Renewables - Crown City Wind Farm

Erie County

BQ Energy - Steel Winds

Franklin County

Horizon - Jericho Rise Wind Farm

Noble - Chateaugay

Noble - Bellmont

Genesee County

Horizon - Alabama Ledge

Herkimer County

Iberdrola Renewables - Jordanville

Iberdrola Renewables - Topnotch

Jefferson County

Acciona - St. Lawrence Windpower

BP - Cape Vincent Wind Project

Iberdrola Renewables - Horse Creek

Upstate NY Power Corporation - Hounsfield Wind Farm

Lewis County

Horizon - Maple Ridge

Iberdrola Renewables - Roaring Brook Wind Power Project

Madison County

Acciona - West Hill Wind Farm

Fenner Wind Farm

Horizon - Madison Wind Farm

Steuben County

Ecogen - Prattsburgh-Italy Wind Farm

Everpower Renewables - Howard Wind Farm

First Wind - Cohocton/Dutch Hill

First Wind - Prattsburgh Wind

Wyoming County

Enel North America - Wethersfield Wind

Horizon - Dairy Hills

Noble - Bliss

Noble - Wethersfield

Eligible Wind Installers

Robert Boender
Alternative Energy Solutions, LLC
163 North Main Street, Suite 202
Stamford, CT 06902
Phone: 203-316-9219
Ernest Pritchard
Sustainable Energy Developments, Inc.
6304 Furnace Road
Ontario, NY 14519
Phone: 315-524-9010 i

Roy Butler
Four Winds Renewable Energy, LLC
8902 Route 46
Arkport, NY 14807
Phone: 607-324-9747

Loren Pruskowski
Sustainable Energy Developments, Inc.
6304 Furnace Road
Ontario, NY 14519
Phone: 315-524-9010
Gay Canough
ETM Solar Works
533 Woodford Avenue
Endicott, NY 13760
Phone: 607-785-6499 / 607-786-3388

Mark Smith
Prime Energy Solutions, Inc.
3530 Route 34B
Scipio Center, NY 13147
Phone: 315-364-5270 / 315-364-6770

Pieter Huebner
Bergey Windpower Co.
2001 Priestly Avenue
Norman, OK 73069
Phone: 405-364-4212
Joseph Swaha
Sustainable Energy Developments, Inc.
6304 Furnace Road
Ontario, NY 14519
Phone: 315-524-9010

George McConochie
Sustainable Energy Developments, Inc.
6304 Furnace Road
Ontario, NY 14519 Phone: 315-524-9010

Eastern Energy Systems

3305 Aldrich Lane, Laurel, NY
(631) 779-4004

A-Best Energy Power

375 Pearsall Ave., Cedarhurst, NY(516) 568-7785

Green Energy Act, LLC

7 Lucy Lane, Monroe, NY (646) 330-5270

Custom Historic Wind

60 Waldo Ave., Valley Stream, NY (516) 284-6778

Windsine Inc.

33 Old Country Rd. PO Box 295 Westhampton, NY 11977 (631) 514-4166

Renovus Energy

102 Cherry St., Ithaca, NY (607) 277-1777

John Mills Electric Inc.

1836 Grand Central Ave., Elmira Heights, NY (607) 734-4111

Sustainable Energy Developments, Inc.

317 Route 104, Ontario, NY  (585) 265-2384


Art Weaver
Renovus Energy, Inc.
102 Cherry Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-277-1777