Community Solar News and Projects

Monolith Solar and Troy, NY BID Celebrate Earth Day with a Block Party

written by monolith solar, April 20, 2018

An afternoon with newly planted trees, music, food and fun for a sustainable Downtown Troy

Come celebrate Earth day with friends and neighbors – https://www.facebook.com/events/195010777924216/

TROY, N.Y. — Troy’s Earth Day Block Party will take place on Saturday, April 21st from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., on Fulton Street, between 4th Street and 5th Street. Join the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District and the local community in celebrating Earth Day with an afternoon of Family Fun. There will be earth day themed activities, Live Music by Oobleck, Face Painting, Balloon Animals, local food, beverages by Hudson-Chatham Winery and more!

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Key Factors to Consider in Creating “Better Buildings” with Solar Energy

written by monolith solar, April 17, 2018

Predictability is vital to a successful enterprise. Knowing what to expect and having time to prepare to meet these future challenges are key components to making your company competitive. When you’re in the business of property or facilities management, though, predictability often hinges on the weather—and in New York, we know the forecast often feels more like speculation than calculation. So, given the mercurial climate in the Northeast, how can your organization develop best practices to reduce costs and even add new value to the buildings you manage? To find the answer, look up. Your roof is a secret asset that, if used properly, will set your service apart.

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Monolith Solar Empowers Troy, New York Community with Landfill Solar Farm

written by monolith solar, April 5, 2018

Monolith Solar completes landfill solar project in Troy, New York

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), the City of Troy, and Monolith Solar today announced the completion of a 603-kilowatt solar array at the city’s former landfill. This array completes the City’s solar project that included six installations and supports Governor Andrew Cuomo’s goal to have 50 percent of the State’s electricity come from renewable sources by 2030.

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Hetcheltown Farm

written by monolith solar, July 21, 2016

This is our farm on Hetcheltown Road, in Schenectady.  Its producing about 450 KW at peak, and is expected to save the county about $30,000 a year.  The project has almost 2,000 solar panels and is one of our bigger farms, to date.

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Featured Project: Nelliston Farm

written by monolith solar, April 27, 2016

Our 200KW farm in Nelliston, NY is now operational.   This farm delivers clean energy to the Fort Plain school district, and other places, as it absorbs the sun rays with its cutting edge power technology.  The grand opening of the farm was viewed by the town mayor, assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara and the superintendent of the school.
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