October 30, 2020
  • 8:29 am Gun insurance may help curb shootings
  • 8:25 am GE should expand its applicant pool
  • 8:24 am Letters to the Editor for Monday, June 10
  • 1:33 am Niche market
  • 1:33 am Better the devil you know

first_imgIn addition, the mention that GE “will invest tens of million of dollars in the new effort” seems like a significant capital investment for community sustainability, with long-term reduction of utility costs in future governments’ budgets.However, I didn’t read any mention of planning to utilize the Electricians Recruitment Apprentice program, sponsored by the Tri-City Joint Apprenticeship Council, or the Electrical Line Worker Apprentices program, sponsored by the Northeastern Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee.The corporate-government partnership’s insightfulness into the cost/benefit of capital resources needs to include the cost/benefit for human resource development to sustain operation and maintenance of the projects.I hope public review of the projects looks at federal and state education and training monies to sustain a workforce to operate and maintain the long-term capital benefits. Will the political and economic decision-makers allow SNAP recipients to participate in sustainable development?Michael McGlynnWatervlietMore from The Daily Gazette:Albany County warns of COVID increaseEDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsEDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homesEDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusFoss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen? Categories: Letters to the Editor, Opinion The April 27 news article about several municipal governments partnering with General Electric to invest capital resources into solar energy planning, installation, operation and maintenance is interesting.Also, the willingness of municipal officials to include review of the planning results prior to authorizing contracts for installation seems good for public review/democracy.last_img