solar energy

Craig Ruttle / AP

While more and more Long Islanders are powering their homes with solar energy, it only makes up a small slice of the energy pie in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. A state program administered by towns wants to change that by cutting the price of solar panels to homeowners who use approved vendors.

L.I. Town Pushes For Large Solar Projects

Sep 14, 2016
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The Town of Brookhaven on Long Island wants to give commercial properties leeway to build bigger – that is, only if they install rooftop solar panels.

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National Grid wants to build New York’s largest solar energy farm on Long Island, but residents are not welcoming the plan.

Two members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation are among the co-sponsors of a bill that would create a federal so-called “green bank” to support clean energy infrastructure projects.  The legislation is modeled on a Connecticut program.

Craig LeMoult

The mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut, announced on Thursday that a new solar panel installation and fuel cell facility will be built on the site of an old city landfill. The plan is being called a model for green energy generation in the state.

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