$125 million dollars will be invested into a solar project in Suffolk County New York. Solar carports will be installed on seven different parking garages in Suffolk County Long Island.
This is in addition to the $300 million dollar, 32 megawatt solar project at Brookhaven National Laboratories which will generate electricity for LIPA. The 164,000 panels at Brookhaven Labs will be made in China, India, Mexico and Poland. The solar panels for the carports will come from China. We are making good progress by installing solar panels on Long Island, and across the country, although, we need to make more of an investment with solar technology to keep up with the rest of the world. Therefore we can create more jobs, and a cleaner, safer, enviornment. To read more about these projects read the article in the NY Times and in Newsday.