The progressive leadership of New York; Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio have pushed efforts to make the “Green New Deal” a reality. The state announced in June that it aims to meet 70% of the city’s energy needs using renewable energy by 2030. By 2040, this figure is expected to reach 100%. And in April the New York City Council passed an ordinance that requested new buildings to be covered with solar panels or grass/vegetation.
This blog is for those responsible community leaders who want to play their part in energy conservation solutions. There are some things you should know before you install solar panels in your community.