Cost saving and going green push solar energy in NNY

Cost saving and going green push solar energy in NNY

Solar panels are installed behind the Jefferson-Lewis BOCES Bohlen Technical Center, by developer Cypress Creek Renewables. The array is one of 12 to be utilized by the Tri-County Energy Consortium, a collection of municipalities and school districts united to help reduce each other’s energy costs. By MARCUS WOLF & W.T. ECKERT Richard J. Lopez’s desire to harness the sun’s light for energy began about four decades ago, when the earliest solar panel models came out in the 1970s. The technology behind photovoltaic panels fascinated the now retired Redwood resident and he, like several other residents and business owners in […]