January 2nd, 2020

Amsterdam is losing money every day the city streets lights remain privately owned and not upgraded to energy efficient bulbs, according to an independent auditor.Andrea L. Corsetti, marketing manager for Abbott Energy, last week presented Amsterdam Common Council members with an overview of the company’s proposal to assist the city with purchasing streets lights from National Grid and replacing bulbs to LEDs.Click to read full story here

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January 2nd, 2020

GLENS FALLS — City officials are hoping to save tens of thousands of dollars annually on energy costs through projects that will secure credits through a hydroelectric program and replace lights at East Field with more efficient bulbs.The Common Council on Tuesday approved entering into a contract with Abbott Energy to replace 128 lights at a cost of about $92,000.Click to read full story here

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September 7th, 2017

By JOHN PURCELL View the Full Article HereThe Amsterdam Common Council continues to narrow down what capital projects to pursue during the 2017-18 fiscal year while trying to figure out if some purchases can be made by the end of this year.Aldermen met Monday (5/15/17) to discuss proposed capital projects for 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20 fiscal years but did not finalize the list due to lingering questions on proposed expenses and uncertainty about how much money the city could bond…

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September 7th, 2017

By JOHN PURCELL View the Full Article HereAlbany-based Abbott Energy, Inc. is the fourth company vying to secure a contract with Amsterdam to assist the city with purchasing streets lights from National Grid and upgrade them to LEDs. However, unlike prior proposals it’s not a more encompassing energy performance contract. Amsterdam Common Councils members listened Tuesday (6/6/17) to Abbott Energy representatives propose a project holding an overall cost of about $4.4 million to…

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