08/01/14 8:00am
08/01/2014 8:00 AM
Credit: Patrick W. Moore

Credit: Patrick W. Moore

For years, people have been talking about solar as a clean alternative energy source, but only recently has the prospect of large-scale solar farms started taking shape on the North Fork.

Two years ago, Long Island Power Authority sought proposals for solar energy projects that would generate 100 megawatts of power —enough to power about 13,000 homes —and 76 solar projects across Long Island were selected in April.  (more…)