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Feedback: Lewis County To Save $3.3M By Going Solar

Jan 21, 2016
The cornfield behind the Lewis County Public Safety Building will soon be filled with solar panels. With the stroke of a pen, the county has a 20-year agreement with a solar company called Greenskies. "It's kind of a no brainer as we've come to understand the economics of it. It really will lower our energy costs for a long time," said Liz Swearingin, county manager.

The Conservative Case for Solar Subsidies

Jan 21, 2016
TO many skeptics, particularly on the right, the spectacular failure of the solar-panel manufacturer Solyndra in 2011, after receiving a $535 million loan guarantee from the Department of Energy, demonstrated the industry’s shaky future and the danger of government efforts to subsidize it to success.

Lewis County reaches final agreement on solar project

Jan 19, 2016
LOWVILLE — Lewis County has reached a final agreement on a solar project expected to offer the county and its municipal hospital significant cost savings over the next few decades.

Freda shines light on nearly completed solar panels at former North Haven landfill

Dec 06, 2015
A long-shuttered landfill will soon contribute to decreasing what the town spends on running its sewage treatment plant.

Solar panel projects approved by Southington council

Dec 01, 2015
It looks like nothing but green skies for Lewis County and its municipal hospital on a solar project expected to offer significant cost savings over the next few decades.

Lewis County moving forward with solar project

Nov 23, 2015
It looks like nothing but green skies for Lewis County and its municipal hospital on a solar project expected to offer significant cost savings over the next few decades.

Solar systems at Joel and Eliot schools in Clinton expected to bring down bills

Nov 11, 2015
When the sun comes up, the electric bill goes down for two of the town’s schools, thanks to large-scale photovoltaic solar systems installed this fall at Joel and Eliot schools.

State Sen. Linares Named "Latino Citizen of the Year"

Sep 30, 2015
Sen. Art Linares has been named “Latino Citizen of the Year” by the Connecticut Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commission.

wesleyan microgrid - energy manager today

Sep 01, 2015
Solar power will be added to an existing natural gas microgrid at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, under a contract between the university and Greenskies Renewable Energy LLC.

Greenskies Closes $165 Million Deal to Finance 127 Solar Projects

Aug 17, 2015
Greenskies Renewable Energy LLC has closed on a $165 million financial package with First Niagara Financial Group and a tax equity provider that will finance 127 solar energy projects to be built across 12 states, stretching from Maine to California.