Solar Power For New York Schools

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is offering a new program called “School Power … Naturally,” which will provide up to 50 schools with a new 2-kW solar power system. NYSERDA will cover 90% of the cost of installing the $20,000 system at each school, with AMERESCO, an energy services firm, providing an additional $500 per installation, reducing the cost for each school to just $1,500.

In most cases the solar systems will be roof mounted, but other options will be available. The installations will begin in March 2003, and they are expected to be operational by the fall of 2003.

— by Greg Mazurkiewicz

Publication date: 10/28/2002

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

2015 HARDI Fly-In

Highlights from HARDI's Congressional Fly-In in Washington, D.C. Post date: May 28, 2015.


NEWSMakers: Kevin Conrad
Kevin Conrad, president, Kevin Conrad Heating and Cooling Inc., Nantucket, Massachusetts, breaks down working in the New England climate, the benefits of insulation foam, and more.

More Podcasts


NEWS 07-06-15 cover

2015 July 6

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Online Reviews

Do you track online review sites like Yelp to look for comments on your company’s performance?
View Results Poll Archive


2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research


Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


Magazine image
Register today for complete access to Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.


facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con