John Cropley
New York/New England Bureau Chief
John Cropley is a New York City native and a longtime resident of upstate New York. He was a newspaper reporter and editor for 33 years, 29 of them at The Daily Gazette in Schenectady, where he most recently reported local business news. In his spare time, Cropley is an avid photographer and fair-weather bicyclist. He and his wife have one adult son and share their home with two young dogs.

Recent Articles
NY Renewable Portfolio May Come up Short on Getting to Net Zero
Facing a possibility that it won't be able to generate enough energy with existing renewables, New York is considering more controversial forms of generation.
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Big Offshore Wind Plans Face Multiple Major Obstacles
Three recent reports note that while the U.S. offshore wind sector is growing rapidly, the ever-larger turbines being installed present technical and reliability challenges.
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In Climate Leader NY, Energy Workforce Rising from Ground Up
One at a time, New York apprenticeships and vocational schools are training the thousands of workers needed to meet the state's ambitious clean energy goals.
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Mass. Energy Facilities Siting Board Punts on Energy Storage
The agency determined that it lacks jurisdiction over battery energy storage systems, referring such projects to the state's Department of Public Utilities.
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