Hydropower

Charlotte Keith

The Niagara Power Project in Lewiston generates cheap, clean hydropower, one of the region’s most valuable resources. But for years, there were complaints that Western New York wasn’t seeing its fair share of the benefits. Rep. Brian Higgins led a push to change that.  


The Western New York economy is going to get another boost from the Niagara Power Project. More low-cost power will soon be flowing to support hundreds of local jobs.

Yahoo! celebrates Lockport expansion

Oct 18, 2013
Ashley Hirtzel / WBFO News

Construction will begin on Yahoo's second data center in Lockport. Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy joined Yahoo officials in a groundbreaking ceremony for the new facility Friday.

WBFO News file photo by Eileen Buckley

A recent study outlines a scenario that would see New York State’s energy infrastructure based on all-renewable sources by year 2030.