Solar Array Event Media Advisory

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Sisters of St. Joseph Brentwood
Tara Rogers: (631)273-1187 x126 or (631)431-6102

Media Advisory

Solar Array, Rain Garden and Sustainable Landscaping Dedication Ceremony

At The Sisters of St. Joseph’s Brentwood Campus

 

WHO:            Sisters of St. Joseph Brentwood, NextEra Energy Resources, EmPower Solar,    The Nature Conservancy, Nelson Pope Voorhis Environmental Planning,      Environmental and Community Partners, and Local Government Officials.

 

WHAT:          Sisters of St. Joseph Solar Array, Rain Garden and Sustainable Landscaping Dedication Ceremony.

NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, has completed a 1MW solar system on the Sisters of St. Joseph Brentwood campus. The system is expected to offset approximately 63 percent of the current campus electricity needs.

 

The ground-mounted fixed-array system, co-developed and installed by Long Island-based EmPower Solar is located on approximately five acres owned by the Sisters of St. Joseph. In accordance with the Sisters of St. Joseph’s Sustainable Land Ethic Statement, a five-acre parcel designated as degraded woodlands was chosen to host the array and a new rain garden.

 

WHEN:           Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.

 

WHERE:         Sisters of St. Joseph Brentwood

1725 Brentwood Rd.

Brentwood, NY 11717

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