Gallery: Global Green Announces “Solar for Sandy” Program to Provide Em...

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Yesterday, Global Green USA announced the roll-out of its “Solar for Sandy” program to build emergency back-up solar energy systems at five or more Sandy-struck NYC community centers to prepare for future blackouts like the one that overtook the city last fall. The first full-scale program implementation will begin this fall in Red Hook, Brooklyn. The new program is supported in part by the Clinton Global Initiative and by home furnishings retailer IKEA, whose Brooklyn store and the surrounding community were deeply impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

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