BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The New York Power Authority has approved a low-cost power allocation for a business bringing jobs to western New York. The board of trustees approved the allocation of four megawatts, that will support a steel making plant coming to Buffalo.
The mill is a $102 million project that would create 157 jobs in western New York and 15 at a new corporate administrative office in New York.
“Buffalo's steel-making history is setting the stage for a future success story." Empire State Development President, CEO & Commissioner Kenneth Adams said in a press release, “Alita USA is focusing on this area to locate a $102 million steel manufacturing facility because of the talented workforce, location and infrastructure. Now we are being rewarded with 157 well-paying jobs. 'Steel Jobs Coming to Buffalo'—that's a headline that makes all of Western New York proud.”
NYPA, Empire State Development and Erie County Industrial Development Agency are working on an incentive package of roughly $10.4 million in grants and tax credits to support the facility.
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