Caithness Energy

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…