Press Releases

Assembly Energy Chairman Kevin Cahill Presses Dynegy and IBEW to Return to Negotiations

Albany – Assemblyman Kevin Cahill (D – Ulster/Dutchess) Chair of the New York State Assembly Energy Committee wrote to both Dynegy executives and the leadership of Local 320 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers urging them to resume...

November 30, 2012
Assembly Energy Chair Kevin Cahill on the PSC Action Regarding Indian Point

Albany – Assemblymember Kevin A. Cahill (D-Ulster, Dutchess) released the following statement on the Public Service Commission’s actions regarding Indian Point Energy Center: “The directive of the Public Service Commission to Consolidated Edison to...

November 28, 2012
Assembly Energy Chair Approves of PSC Decision to Increase Central Hudson Net Metering Cap

Albany – Assembly Energy Committee Chair Kevin Cahill (D – Ulster, Dutchess) approved of today’s decision by the Public Service Commission increase the cap on net metering within the Central Hudson Gas & Electric service territory from 12 MW to 36 MW....

October 18, 2012
New Solar Tax Incentives Will Expand Market for Solar Power in New York

Albany, NY – Assembly Energy Committee Chair Kevin Cahill (D- Ulster, Dutchess) called the solar tax incentive package signed by the Governor a positive step that will help expand the market for renewable energy systems in New York. The Assemblymember...

August 17, 2012
Assembly Committees Hold Hearing on Con Ed Lockout Safety

Albany – The Assembly Committees on Energy, Labor and Corporations, Authorities and Commissions held a public hearing today regarding Consolidated Edison’s decision to lockout their unionized employees on July 1st. The hearing examined the procedures...

July 25, 2012
Legislation Passed To Expand Market for Solar Power in New York

Albany – Assemblymember Kevin Cahill (D- Ulster, Dutchess) announced that legislation he sponsored (A.34-B) is being delivered to the Governor and if signed, would increase the installation of solar photovoltaic equipment by allowing residents that lease...

July 16, 2012
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