Gravity Renewables Acquires First Connecticut Hydro Facility

Griswold, CT – Gravity Renewables, a leading national owner and operator of small hydro projects, has completed its acquisition of the Wyre Wynd Hydroelectric Facility in Jewett City. The 2.78 megawatt (MW) facility on the Quinebaug River has generated clean energy for more than one hundred years.

Duncan Broatch, the former owner of the project and the current chair of the Connecticut Small Power Producers Association, will continue to manage plant operations and assist in a variety of other efforts for Gravity.

“I wanted to join a fantastic small hydro group and Gravity was the clear choice,” said Broatch. “The team is great to work with and I know my plant will be in good hands.”

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New York Power Consortium Extends Contract with Gravity Renewables

The Municipal Electric and Gas Alliance (MEGA) of New York extended its contract with Gravity Renewables, making Gravity the preferred provider of small hydro power through December 31, 2019.

“This partnership, begun in 2014, has allowed municipalities buy predictably priced, locally generated, clean electricity from hydro plants that desperately need their support,” said Ted Rose, CEO of Gravity Renewables.”We look forward to continued work with our MEGA partners for years to come.

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Gravity Renewables to Assist St. Lawrence University in Accessing Clean, Local Hydropower

New agreement advances university’s sustainability goals

Canton, N.Y. —Gravity Renewables, an owner and operator of renewable energy projects across the country, will connect St. Lawrence University to approximately 4.3 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of clean hydropower per year thanks to a new agreement. The move to local hydropower will provide the University with reliably priced clean power that will help them get nearly 100% of their electricity from renewable sources.

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Vassar College Announces Agreement With Gravity Renewables

New York College Turns to Small Hydro to Advance Carbon Neutrality Goal

Poughkeepsie, NY – Vassar College announced an agreement with Gravity Renewables, an owner and operator of renewable energy projects across the country, to receive 10% of its electricity needs from a local, small hydropower project. The agreement represents significant step in the College’s efforts to achieve the goal of carbon neutrality. Vassar also announced a solar project with BQ Energy.

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Gravity Renewables Acquires Second Vermont Hydro Facility

Dog River Generates More Than 650,000 Kilowatt Hours/Year of Renewable Power

Northfield, VT – Gravity Renewables, an owner and operator of renewable energy projects across the country, has completed its acquisition of the Dog River Hydroelectric Facility, also known as Nantanna Mill hydro, in Northfield.

“After a 31 year association with Nantanna Hydro – rehabilitating, operating or owning it – we are pleased to hand the keys over to Gravity Renewables,” said Jay Boeri, the project’s previous owner. Boeri will remain on as a consultant to the project.

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Gravity Renewables and American Rivers Pen Op-Ed on Hydro Development

Environmentalists and small hydro developers can agree on smart hydro development for the 21st Century.

In an OpEd published in the Denver Post, Innovative hydropower for the 21st century, Gravity Renewables CEO Ted Rose explores the common ground with Matt Rice, the director of the Colorado Basin program at American Rivers, a national non-profit conservation organization dedicated to protecting and restoring America’s rivers.

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Gravity Renewables & Skidmore College Re-Dedicate Chittenden Falls Hydro Facility

Historic Small Hydro Plant Will Help College Meet 21st Century Energy Needs

Stockport, NY — Representatives from Skidmore College and Gravity Renewables and dozens of attendees gathered to mark the rededication of the historic Chittenden Falls Hydroelectric facility today. The project has reached a milestone in the refurbishment and preservation that will enable the facility to continue to produce power for decades to come—renovations that also include an on-site classroom that will serve as a learning resource for students and faculty.

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Gravity Renewables Acquires Third Hydro Plant in New York

Saratoga County Facility Generates More Than 13 Million Kilowatt Hours/Year of Renewable Power

Albany, NYGravity Renewables, an owner and operator of renewable energy projects across the country, has completed its acquisition of the Stillwater Hydroelectric Facility located on the Hudson River.

The plant was originally commissioned in 1993 and now generates approximately 13.9 million kilowatt-hours of clean energy each year — enough to power 2,286 New York homes.

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