solar energy

Mayor Gary McCarthy announces that Schenectady and SolarCity have completed the city's first municipal solar installation in Niskayuna. Joining the mayor are, from left, Niskayuna town Supervisor Joseph Landry; Paul Lafond, Schenectady's director of water and wastewater services; and Shaun Chapman, senior director of policy and electric markets for Solar City.

Solar array expected to save Schenectady $42K a year

By KATHLEEN MOORE Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — The city will save at least $42,000 a year through solar energy generated on the empty field above a water reservoir. One of Schenectady’s reservoirs, a buried water tank at 1134 Balltown Road…