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Greenskies surpasses 100M kWh mark

Mar 22, 2016
Middletown's Greenskies Renewable Energy, which was recently ranked in the top 10 most prolific solar developers in the country, said its combined installations have generated more than 100 million kilowatt hours of electricity as of this month.

Stalled Green Energy Projects May Jolt Legislators

Mar 14, 2016
A handful of Connecticut municipalities are pushing legislators to give them the go-ahead to participate in a green energy program that left them out.

Connecticut Solar Firm Ranked In Top Ten Nationally

Mar 07, 2016
A Connecticut company, Greenskies Renewable Energy, has been named as one of the top ten solar power developers in the U.S. by Solar Power World, a publication and website focused on the energy industry.

The Koch Brothers’ Dirty War on Solar Power

Feb 11, 2016
After decades of false starts, solar power in America is finally poised for its breakthrough moment. The price of solar panels has dropped by more than 80 percent since President Obama took office, and the industry is beginning to compete with coal and natural gas on economics alone.

North Haven Diving Into Solar Energy

Feb 09, 2016
The town is ramping up its efforts to use solar energy to help offset some of its biggest energy eaters. It started with the installation of solar panels at the end of last year at the former landfill—next up is the town pool.

Middletown solar firm tops in New England

Feb 08, 2016
Greenskies Renewable Energy installed more megawatts of solar panels in 2014 than any other New England-based company, according to a new ranking by Solar Power World.

Greenskies Building 2.7 MW Solar Project For Lewis County, N.Y.

Feb 03, 2016
Connecticut-based Greenskies Renewable Energy has announced it will build a 2.7 MW municipal solar array in Lewis County, N.Y., the company’s first municipal project in New York.

Erie County plans solar arrays for Alden, Angola

Jan 28, 2016
Erie County wants SolarCity and another developer to build two of the biggest solar arrays in the Buffalo Niagara region on vacant county-owned land near the Alden Correctional Facility and near the county’s wastewater-treatment plant in Angola.

Erie County lawmakers considering multi-million-dollar solar savings plan

Jan 28, 2016
Erie County lawmakers are considering a plan that would see two developers construct solar arrays that could create enough electricity to reportedly save the county an estimated $9.5 million over 20 years.

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.