Skidmore To Hold Ribbon-Cutting For Large Solar Electric Project

                                               Logo Background WHAT:          Skidmore College will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate completion of its large solar electric project located in Greenfield Center, N.Y. It is among the largest solar arrays in New York State and is an element of Skidmore’s ongoing investment in sustainable energy. This project is part of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s NY-Sun initiative, which is dramatically increasing solar energy in the state and moving the solar industry in New York State toward sustainability and self-sufficiency.

 

WHEN:          Tuesday, October 7, 11:00 a.m.

 

WHO:             --Philip A. Glotzbach, President, Skidmore College

--Congressman Paul Tonko

--Janet Joseph, Vice President for Technology and Strategic Planning, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)

--Additional members of the Skidmore community

 

WHERE:       Solar Field adjacent to Skidmore Castle Baseball Diamond

100 Denton Road

Greenfield Center, N.Y.

 

Contact:         Andrea Wise

Skidmore College

518-587-0741

awise@skidmore.edu

 

Directions to Solar Field Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

 

From I-87 south, take exit 15. Turn left off of the exit onto Route 50. Go through 3 lights. At the 4th light, turn right onto East Avenue. Follow East Avenue up the hill. At the stop sign, turn left onto North Broadway. At the second right, turn right onto First Street. Follow this road, which turns into Clement Avenue after 2 blocks. At the 4th stop sign, turn right onto Denton Road. Follow Denton Road under the railroad overpass. Look for the entrance to the solar array after the Skidmore College Castle Baseball Diamond facility.

 

From I-87 north, take exit 15. Follow the roadway toward the right off of the exit onto Route 50. At the 3rd light, turn right onto East Avenue. Follow East Avenue up the hill. At the stop sign, turn left onto North Broadway. At the second right, turn right onto First Street. Follow this road, which turns into Clement Avenue after 2 blocks. At the 4th stop sign, turn right onto Denton Road. Follow Denton Road under the railroad overpass. Look for the entrance to the solar array after the Skidmore College Castle Baseball Diamond facility.

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