Gallery: New York Firemen Go Solar With 140-Panel Photovoltaic Array

 

Firefighters at New York’s Bellevue Fire District No. 9 station are looking forward to a bright future in solar energy as they recently unveiled a large photovoltaic installation. Funded by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, the station’s new solar array is composed of 140 panels rated at 200 watts each. It is hoped that the installation will be able to offset up to 14 percent of the station’s energy consumption by producing more than 23 kilowatts of electricity.

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