Solar electric photovoltaic (PV) and solar heating and cooling (SHC) systems installed in Connecticut after January 1, 2014 will be property tax exempt cutting the cost of solar for state business by thousands of dollars under a bill supported and partially drafted by members of SolarConnecticut, Inc. and signed into law today by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Hospitals are investigating every option to reduce their expenses — from heat pumps in the basement to solar panels on the roof, and engineering firms are competing for their business.
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The second and final piece of an $18 million to $20 million project that includes nearly 18,400 ground-mounted solar panels in two locations in the city was ready to generate.
Local solar company Greenskies Renewable Energy has offered the city a low 20-year fixed energy price in exchange for the use of city land on which to build three solar panel systems, at no cost to the city. The Hartford Courant reports.
“Be it enacted, by the Student Government Association that Renewable Energy Fund monies from Academic Years 2011-12 and 2012-13 shall be approved for the purchase and installation of solar photovoltaic renewable energy generation at Connecticut College if and only if the newly installed combined generational capacity is 45kW or greater.”
Wisdom House will host a dedication and activation of 80 solar photovoltaic panels that are newly installed on the roof of Spruce Brook Barn. The event is planned for Thursday, Aug. 11, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Four local firehouses have installed solar panels — a move that the departments hope will save money and promote clean energy.
On the roof of the school now are 68 290-watt panels that will produce just under 22,000 kilowatt hours a year, the Wilton Bulletin reports.
bron, Conn. — The Board of Education is applying for a grant that would allow for the installation of solar panels at Gilead Hill School at no cost.
The owner of a slow-selling environmentally friendly community in Colchester wants to build a solar farm for the nearby high school.
The Town of Mansfield recently expanded its use of on-site renewable energy to the library, senior center, and fire station 107 and 307.
The solar industry’s future is dependent on a sound, long-term energy policy and industry experts are looking to Gov.-elect Dan Malloy to push for the creation of a solar renewable energy credit, or SREC, program in Connecticut.
If you’ve been thinking about adding solar power, solar hot water heating or solar pool heating to your home or business, this free seminar Sat. Jan. 8, will provide you with some answers to your questions.
South Kent School has activated one of its two new photovoltaic systems at the school’s Wister Fieldhouse which houses the ice rink.
The White House is going solar after all – a home improvement that carries modest energy benefits but much larger symbolic importance returning to a tradition begun by president Jimmy Carter and abandoned by Ronald Reagan.
The program was shut down in January after awarding $77 million in funding because the Clean Energy Fund ran out of money for the program.
St. Joseph College, in West Hartford, Conn., is using solar energy to heat its swimming pool, produce electricity and brighten the minds of its students.
A Kent couple is among a growing number of homeowners who have installed solar panel arrays under a state-sponsored program and will enjoy fixed payments on the lease for the next 15 years, even as electric bills continue to rise.
When faced with the prospect of electricity costs rising 4-8% annually, the Northwestern Regional School District No. 7 in Winsted, Conn., began investigating what it would take to put a solar array on the roof of its 250,000 square foot high school building. While it could technically be done, the question of how to finance
Canton residents have the chance to see how a solar home operates on Oct. 2 during the state’s solar tour.