Case Studies


Tompkins Cortland Community College Goes 90 Percent Solar

Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3), like other institutions around the country, faces the challenge of keeping education affordable, while staying abreast of the ever-changing needs of the global workplace. Administrators saw solar as the perfect way to serve their students while demonstrating leadership in a global community.

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Solar to Support a Corporate Commitment

BMW added solar to its North America headquarters, further bolstering its longstanding commitment to a lower carbon footprint and sustainability.

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A New York Town Puts an Old Clay Mine Site to Work as a Solar System

The town of Bethlehem in Albany County, NY, is home to 35,000 residents. Hailed by Money Magazine as one of the Top 25 American Towns, its motto is A Modern Community Built on Tradition, a sentiment reflected in its Sustainable Bethlehem initiative. In 2015, where some saw an old clay mine, the town saw an opportunity to put renewable energy to work for its taxpayers.

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UC Irvine Increases On-Campus Solar Production Fourfold

In 2013, the University of California announced a bold new goal to be the first major university system to end its reliance on fossil fuels for all of its buildings and vehicles. The 10 UC campuses are implementing renewable energy and efficiency programs designed to achieve carbon-neutrality by 2025. UC Irvine has made on-site solar a major part of that initiative.

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Oneida County welcomes solar energy in the gateway to the Adirondacks

Located at the gateway to the Adirondacks’ Mohawk Valley, it was only natural for Oneida County to turn to the outdoors to enhance its community with renewable energy.

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An old timber mill takes on a new role generating clean energy

The rural community of Bly in Klamath County, Oregon, has a rich history of logging and old west legends. Today, it is home to a 40-acre solar system that is allowing a utility company to provide its customers with clean, affordable energy for years to come.

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