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With Select Approval, A Solar Boost

Lower cost, solar energy got another boost today as Westport’s Board of Selectmen unanimously approved a town agreement with Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) and the California-based Solar City Corporation for the installation of solar panels at the Golf Maintenance Building at Longshore Club Park and the Public Works Center at the Sherwood Island Connector.

According to Public Works Director Stephen Edwards, who made the request for the interconnection agreement, the solar panels at both locations come at no upfront cost to the town.

He noted that all of the electricity generated by the panels would go directly to the two locations, costing only 4-cents per kilowatt hour, reduced from the standard 9-cents per hour that the town pays CL&P. “It’s a win-win,” said Edwards.

Second Selectman Avi Kaner asked why the town did not purchase its own panels instead of leasing them via the reduced CL&P billing costs. Edwards responded that there were no funds budgeted for the panels, and that the leasing agreement would save the town money.

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