01 Dec '11, 6pm

Long Island Gets Largest Solar System in Eastern U.S.

Long Island Gets Largest Solar System in Eastern U.S.

Long Island is now home to the largest solar PV farm on the east coast. The 32 megawatt plant, while not huge, is a big move for Long Island, which is close to being built out. There's little undeveloped land left that hasn't been preserved. 164,312 solar panels are spread over 200 acres will power 4,500 homes. The developers say it has the smallest carbon footprint of any solar array of its size and output. The Long Island Solar Farm (LISF), owned by BP Solar International and MetLife started producing electricity on November 18. The plant will feed the electrical grid at little extra cost - about $0.60 a month for a typical residential customer. The plant is built on public land owned by the Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Lab (BNL). The agency plans to use the site for research into how the solar plant performs on Long Island, which has variable weather and s...

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