CEG Economic Development Week in Review September 25-September 29, 2023
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“GlobalFoundries revealed Monday that it has filed two applications for federal funding under the CHIPS and Science Act for expansions at its computer chip manufacturing sites in Saratoga County and Vermont.
The $52 billion CHIPS program is designed to reinvigorate the U.S. chip manufacturing industry and its supply chains.”
“Many rural New York counties are facing difficult economic and quality of life conditions due to population loss, aging residents, a shrinking labor force and a lack of easy access to housing, health care, food and broadband, according to a state comptroller’s report released Monday.
The office of state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli selected 10 counties for the review, none of which have cities with more than 10,000 people, to study New York’s rural trends. The counties examined are: Allegany, Chenango, Delaware, Essex, Greene, Hamilton, Lewis, Schuyler, Sullivan and Wyoming.”
“GE Vernova’s research lab in Niskayuna was awarded $22.9 million for four different research projects that advance offshore wind technologies.
GE Vernova is General Electric Co.’s energy division that is being spun off from GE next year, just as GE spun off its health care operations earlier this year. The plan will result in GE being split into three separate public companies, including GE Aerospace, GE’s aviation unit.”
“Citing a desperate need for lab space, Hudson Valley Community College is building an $85 million center to prepare students for skilled labor jobs.
It will allow the college to double the number of students enrolled in skilled trade programs, said President Roger Ramsammy.”