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Southern Adirondacks for Solar is coordinating a Solarize Campaign to Support Growth of Photovoltaic Investment under NY-Sun

April 30, 2018


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The Solarize campaign will offer limited time discounts to local residents and businesses. Southern Adirondacks for Solar kickoff event to take place at noon on Saturday May 5 in the Town of Queensbury Community Center.

The town of Queenbury’s Clean Energy Community (CEC) Committee will coordinate a Solarize Campaign under title Southern Adirondacks for Solar, a program that will make investing in solar power easier and more affordable for local residents and businesses. The Town of Queensbury is coordinating the Solar Campaign, with the following municipalities committed to join in the endeavor (offering the same discounted solar to their residents and businesses) City of Glens Falls; Towns of Hague, Bolton, Lake George, Horicon, Warrensburg and Chester; and the Village of Lake George.

The Southern Adirondacks for Solar program will kickoff with an event on Saturday May 5 at noon. This two hour gathering will give you an opportunity to learn about the program, meet our Solar Company Partners, talk with CEC members and enjoy a FREE lunch. The kickoff event will take place at the Town fo Queensbury Community Center (742 Bay Road adjacent to the Town Hall). Residents and business owners who are interested in learning more about the Southern Adirondacks for Solar Solarize Campaign are urged to attend.

NYSERDA makes implementing solar easier and more affordable by supporting locally-organized community outreach aimed at getting a critical mass of area homes and businesses to install solar and obtain competitive pricing, thereby lowering the cost. Historically, Solarize Campaigns lower the cost of solar 10 to 20 percent.

Southern Adirondacks for Solar has selected designated solar installers using a thorough pre-qualification process. Residents and businesses who sign up for solar installations between May and October 2018 will be able to take advantage of group rates below market prices.

The Southern Adirondacks for Solar Solarize Campaign is supported by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) under Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s NY-Sun Initiative. NY-Sun will invest up to $1 billion in solar power through 2023 to significantly expand solar installations across the state, ultimately transforming New York’s solar industry to become self-sustaining.

For more information about the Town of Queensbury Clean Energy Community initiative and/or the Southern Adirondacks for Solar Solarize Campaign go to www.queensbury.net.


 

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