PETERBOROUGH — Within 30 minutes of the start of the Special Town Meeting on Tuesday, voters cheered and applauded their unanimous vote to OK construction of what will be the largest solar array in the state.
“This solar photovoltaic system, one of the largest of its kind in Connecticut, will allow the Authority to be more efficient and lower our energy costs. These savings are passed on to our customers in the form of reduced rate increases,” said Larry L. Bingaman, the Regional Water Authority’s President and CEO.
PROVIDENCE -- For more than a year, U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse has delivered weekly Senate speeches about the dangers of climate change. He frequently denounces climate-change deniers, and urges growth of green jobs and technologies to reduce America’s reliance on foreign fossil fuel.
CHESHIRE >> What started out as a Yale University master’s degree program class project on solar energy for Tim White is now being considered by the Town Council as a way for the community to cut its electric bills.