How Solar Is Cutting Grid Costs

May 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Energy

With solar power, “we can avoid that $100 million investment in transmission lines, distribution lines, in capital infrastructure…”

That was Vice President of Environmental Affairs Michael Deering of the Long Island Power Authority in a remarkable podcast interview, explaining how local solar energy can help offset expensive grid upgrades for bringing in remote power generation, as much as $100 million worth.

Listen in to the podcast (recorded via Skype on 11/25/13) for the full story, or read the summary below for more on why one of the country’s biggest municipal utilities is looking to solar to meet their growing energy demand.

For more on this story, visit: How Solar Is Cutting Grid Costs | renewableenergyworld.

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