Article on page 7 of the 01/19 Express.
HALFMOON – On Wednesday April 20th Hillcrest Fire Department put together a joint training along with neighboring departments; Halfmoon – Waterford Fire Department and Hemstreet Park Fire Department to educate their firefighters on how to handle a solar panel emergency situation.
The firefighters took a tour of the 13 acre solar panels on Cary Road followed by a two hour educational training at Hillcrest’s station.
Article in the May 5th edition
MECHANICVILLE OCTOBER 13- On Tuesday afternoon the Mechanicville dock was used for a new purpose- to unload freight. Solar Sal the 40' solar powered boat designed by Dave Borton left Lockport, NY, 10 days before with 3 tons of cardboard he picked up from Cascade Paper. Solar Sal traveled the 300 miles on the Eire Canal in very cloudy and rainy weather.
TOWN OF WATERFORD, November 25 -- Jack Honor of groSolar, a Vermont company, whom Supervisor John Lawler had asked to visit the Town Board agenda meeting, explained that, in keeping with a growing trend to build large solar energy systems through a system known as remote net metering, the Town could achieve a significant saving in electricity costs for its facilities..
(This would be for the Town government’s need, not the Town as a whole, Lawler pointed out.)
Read the entire article in the Dec. 4 issue of the Express.