Sewer District May Produce Some of It’s Own Electricity – by Harold Wessell

HALFMOON, March 27 – Saratoga County Sewer District officials will be investigating the possibility of constructing a solar farm on the property of its projected second, northerly treatment plant in the Town of Northumberland.

The deed for the plant was expected to be executed during the week following district commissioners’ March 27 meeting, according to District Attorney Robert Wilcox that day.     Commission Chairman William Davis made the request based on what he had heard about the Town of Clifton Park's recent contract with solar power developers Heliosage, of Charlotte, VA. "There's money out there, NYSERDA [New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, with offices in Malta]) gives about $3 million per project. As some funding available to assist.

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