Caithness Energy

No. 441: Golden in Montauk, healthy at Hofstra and an anniversary with a Big A

  End run: Protect the ball and follow your blockers, dear readers, as we break from the scrum of another busy workweek and sprint toward the first weekend of Fall 2019. It’s Friday out there, and a rare one indeed, when even Forbes is excited about the New York Giants. Make a day of it: It’s Sept. 27 and that brings an unusual selection of “holidays” – Ancestor Appreciation Day, Hug a Vegetarian Day, National…


Caithness LI boosts science-focused Island graduates

By GREGORY ZELLER // A progressive energy provider marking a decade of Long Island energy production has provided $25,000 in college scholarships to dozens of graduating Island high schoolers. A total of 28 seniors graduating this month from Bellport, Longwood Senior and Patchogue-Medford high schools – each with an eye on further science, engineering or environmental studies – benefited from the 12th year of the Caithness Long Island Energy Center Scholarship Program. The schools are…


Proposed plant applauds renewable/fossil study

As renewable programs struggle to set a new national energy tone, the Long Island-based subsidiary of a major independent power producer is lauding a new international study calling for greater collaborations between renewable sources and “fast-reacting fossil-fueled generation.” The idea, according to a white paper recently released by the Massachusetts-based National Bureau of Economic Research, is that “intermittent and non-dispatchable renewable energy resources” like solar and wind aren’t reliable enough to meet growing energy demands…