Renewable Properties wants to take 22 acres of the property to erect a 4.5-megawatt solar electrical generation system.
Now that the U.N. has called a code red for our planet’s climate, solar energy must become a top agricultural product. Rather than seeing sola…
New solar projects in Amherst and Lockport will feature sheep as living, breathing lawn mowers.
A Canadian alternative-energy supplier is seeking more than $5.7 million in tax breaks for a new solar farm in the Chautauqua County.
A solar-energy array is a costly project for your home. But it has gotten less expensive recently, thanks to systems getting more efficient and effective.
Saturn Power Inc. of Baden, Ont., is seeking to erect a 3.5-megawatt solar array on a 35-acre agricultural field.
Bright, bright, bright, the sign screams at walkers and bike riders on the Amherst Bike Path.
"It’s good to see Tesla still planning to increase employment in the city," writes The News' Editorial Board.
Tesla's electric vehicle business is growing, while the development of its solar roof – which had been expected to be the factory's main product – is lagging because of stubborn installation problems.
The company in April was granted an extension to meet its job promise in Buffalo, which has been pushed back by nearly two years because of the economic upheaval caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Beyond that extension, though, company officials must work hard in assuring the taxpaying public that the jobs and opportunities will emerge.
The coal-burning plant, once Niagara County's largest property taxpayer, closed last year after 41 years of operation.
The new law gives state officials a strong say in property tax assessments for large-scale green energy projects.
The new owner of a proposed community solar farm project in Amherst hopes to land a special package of tax breaks over 25 years from the town.
There have been a number of articles, opinions, and even cartoons in The Buffalo News that criticize wind and solar energy. Complaints seem to…
Noco is taking a bigger step into solar power, with a program enabling residential and commercial customers to support solar energy without installing panels on their roofs.
A contractor will install nearly 17,000 solar panels on the Amherst campus that will generate the equivalent of the energy used each year by more than 1,300 homes.
Almost every lawn on Summit Street sports a yard sign opposing the project, and a petition opposing it also was sent to City Hall.
The 5-megawatt solar project, in what is now an agricultural field on Summit Street, requires a special use permit from the Common Council.
Tesla's solar energy business had its worst quarter in nearly seven years this spring, despite the company's best efforts.
The agency that owns the advanced manufacturing campus on the East Side wants to create a community solar array and a microgrid electrical system to power the project and surrounding
A West Side community organization known for its advocacy on behalf of low-income and minority residents of Buffalo has completed a $14.8 million redevelopment of a former city school into a new community hub, anchored by affordable senior apartments and powered by the sun. PUSH Buffalo – whose acronym stands for People United for Sustainable Housing – unveiled the
Solar by CIR will be available to meet with Grand Island residents interested in pursuing solar power through the Solarize Grand Island program from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Town Hall Courtroom, 2255 Baseline Road. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority Clean Energy program offers incentives to pursue renewable energy. Residents and businesses in
The U.S. Department of Energy recognized the Town of Tonawanda as a SolSmart Silver designee for its Solarize Tonawanda Initiative and solar permit process. Councilman William Conrad, who led the Solarize Tonawanda campaign, said the national SolSmart program recognizes leading solar communities that have made the solar permit process faster, cheaper and easier. To achieve this designation a community
The outlook for Grand Island’s effort to become a destination for solar generating parks is looking positively sunny. Four projects that stand to take advantage of the island’s abundance of open land and access to the Thruway and could bring electricity to hundreds of residents are under consideration. Officials said the projects are a result of a solar energy