Exhibit “B-1“

 

 APPLICATION SUMMARY

 

Expansion Power

 

Company:                                  Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (AllVac)

 

Location:                                   Lockport, New York

                                                         

County:                                     Niagara

 

IOU:                                          New York State Electric and Gas Corporation

 

Business Activity:                    Felt facility of specialty steel

 

Project Description:                  The project will include the installation of new machinery and equipment. This includes a grinder being designed and installed, a conveyor and a fume exhaust baghouse. Additional expenses will include building modifications and a radio-controlled crane. The company started the project in September 2004.

 

Prior Application:                     Yes

 

Existing Allocations:                None

 

Power Request:                        200 kW

                                                  

Power Recommended:             200 kW

 

Job Commitment:     

               Existing                       43 jobs

               New                             3 jobs

                                                         

New Jobs/Power Ratio:            15 jobs/MW

 

New Jobs -

Avg. Wage and Benefits          $73,000

 

Capital Investment:                  $357,000

 

Capital Investment                   $ 1,785,000/MW

Per MW

Summary:                                  The company’s Lockport plant is a felt facility of steel ingots, in particular. At this site, biomedical, aerospace and super alloy nickel-base alloys are melted using vacuum primary melting and secondary melting. The steel is used for power generation land- based turbines, rotating and on-rotating aircraft engines and air frames and biomedical applications.