Proctors Theatre’s financial boost could help nearby businesses

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Proctors Theatre is about to get a big financial boost that could also help nearby businesses.

You may not realize it, but Proctors facility not only supplies electricity to Proctors, but heats and cools several neighboring businesses, including the Hampton Inn, the YMCA wink, and more.

Assemblymen Phil Stek and Angelo Santabarbara announced half a million dollars will got to the Electric Generation Facility, Marquee Power.

“This investment keeps Schenectady leading the way with renewable energy,” Assemblyman Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) said. “This heating and cooling system powers 30 different businesses in downtown Schenectady and organizations.”

The funding was made available in this year’s budget through the State and Municipal Funding program.

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