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Leading clean energy company will work with the Long Island Power Authority to supply
pollution-free energy to customers from its Shoreham Solar Commons facility
Brad spoke with News Director and “Island Outlook” host Donna Vaughan about the growth of the solar energy industry, why Long Island is an ideal place to site solar farms, and the benefits of Shoreham Solar Commons to the local economy and environment.
Join your friends and neighbors at Town Hall Monday, January 25th and voice your support for clean energy, new revenue, and a healthy environment for Shoreham.
This local 25 megawatt project will replace energy now generated by dirty polluting fossil plants on Long Island and reduce harmful climate change emissions by roughly 29,000 tons per year. That’s good news for the climate, our environment, and public health for all Long Islanders.
The negative financial impact of a new subdivision will likely fall between $6 and $44 million. No matter what the exact number, though, the results are clear: a new subdivision will generate more costs that benefits. That creates pressure to further increase property taxes or slash school budgets. By contrast, Shoreham Solar Commons will generate between $12 and $16 million in new property tax-derived revenue, without imposing a new long-term cost burden on the community.
When Chicago based Invenergy searched for the best places for commercial solar power, it thought it found a kindred spirit in the Town of Brookhaven. The town’s plan specifically called for commercial solar or clustered housing along Route 25A.
SOLAR ENERGY… Local, clean, and quiet renewable energy. Did you know that one hour of energy from the Sun...