Gallery: NY’s Solar Thermal Plan Will Save State $175 Million Annually


Sixty percent of the energy used in buildings in New York State goes to heat and hot water. This power heavy fact has been the the driving force behind a newly devised solar thermal energy plan that could eventually save New York State residents $175 million a year. Given that the last nation-wide energy bill was tossed out the window, individual states are now coming under pressure to come up with their own energy saving tactics. Thankfully, even in the face of ailing government support, New York’s new solar thermal plan is a shining example of how sustainable living remains a primary cause for most individuals. The state’s forward thinking plan will call for up to 1 million new solar thermal systems placed statewide, together able to provide a total of 2,000 MWth of solar powered heat by 2020.

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  1. Photovoltaic Solar Hot ... August 13, 2010 at 2:46 pm

    […] Solimpeks is offering a hybrid solar panel that is capable of providing both electricity and water heating from the same panel. The panels are ideal for applications where there is limited roof space […]

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