Hempstead Uses Solar To Cut Energy Bill At Building By 75 Percent
HEMPSTEAD, NY (WCBS 880) - One town on Long Island has a taken a big leap into the green movement.
WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall On The Story
“This is 60 kilowatts of energy that will be created and it really is just one more step in our complete conversion of our government operations into clean energy,” Hempstead town supervisor Kate Murray told WCBS 880 reporter Sophia Hall.
Murray calls it a solar “field of dreams” and the taxpayers did not have to pay a dime to construct the panels. It was paid for by a federal energy grant.
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