News : Newmarket Considers Solar to Meet its Power Needs

Jul 28, 2010

From Foster's Daily Democrat
By Geoff Cunningham Jr.

NEWMARKET — Town officials are considering entering into a public/private partnership that could see solar arrays being placed on the top of several municipal buildings in what would be an effort to harness electricity savings through the sun's rays.

An effort to buy wholesale power has already saved the town upward of $14,000 with a new initiative aiming at giving taxpayers even more bang for their buck if a local firm is able to generate solar energy that could be used by the town with excess power being a potential source of revenue.

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