Green energy

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While more and more Long Islanders are powering their homes with solar energy, it only makes up a small slice of the energy pie in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. A state program administered by towns wants to change that by cutting the price of solar panels to homeowners who use approved vendors.

Energy Decision Places Renewable Projects Over Gas Pipelines

Oct 27, 2016
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A decision by Connecticut energy officials could have a major impact on Massachusetts and New England. The decision pulls the plug on plans to construct more natural gas pipelines in the state, while boosting the use of renewable energy throughout the region.

L.I. Solar Farm Project Moves Forward

Oct 11, 2016
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A proposed 27-acre Kings Park solar farm on Long Island cleared a major procedural hurdle last week.

Courtesy of United Way of Long Island

United Way of Long Island has won a U.S Department of Energy award for building a custom, renewable energy home for veterans and people with special needs.

L.I.: Largest Residential Solar Economy In New York

Sep 29, 2016
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says Long Island has reached a milestone in solar energy, with 35,000 homes powered by solar energy.