2.6-MW solar project completed on former New York landfill

By Kelly Pickerel The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and Onyx Renewable Partners announced the completion of the 2.6-MW solar installation at Saratoga Springs’ former landfill. The project will help New York meet Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Clean Energy Standard requiring 50 percent of the state’s electricity come from renewable energy sources, like wind and solar, by 2030.
Alicia Barton, President and CEO of NYSERDA, said, “Congratulations to the City of Saratoga Springs for having the vision to turn an under-utilized site like its landfill into an environmental and economic success story. Under Governor Cuomo’s leadership, local communities are leading

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