George Hoehmann to be Guest Speaker for NYSDEC Solar
(New City, NY) – Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann is honored to be the guest speaker for the NYS
Department of Environmental Conservation, Climate Smart Communities webinar
titled Solar Power on Landfills: Case
Studies and Lessons Learned. The
webinar is scheduled for March 10, 2016, 10:30am – 12pm.
In 2014, a
groundbreaking, large-scale solar field proposed by Supervisor Hoehmann was opened on the Town’s closed landfill in West
Nyack. The 13-acre site now contains over 8,000 solar panels creating renewable
energy that will result in a long-term savings of over $4,000,000 to the
taxpayers of Clarkstown.
Supervisor Hoehmann will
provide an overview of the special considerations involved when installing
solar power on a landfill, the process and the lessons learned.
“I’m proud that Clarkstown is a leader in municipalities’ use of solar
power and am honored to share the process and success of creating the first
large scale solar field on a landfill in the state of New York,” said
The benefits are many and go far beyond environmental, to include
predictability and long-term prolonged savings.”
Residents interested in participating can email the
Office of Climate Change at email@example.com or call 518-402-8448.
To join the webinar on Mar. 10, follow these steps:
1. First join the online meeting by clicking this
2. Enter your name and email address.
3. Enter the meeting password: NYSDEC1
4. Click "Join".
5. Click “Call Me” in the onscreen “Audio
Connection” box and enter your phone number to join the audio portion
through your telephone (instead of receiving the audio via your computer
speakers). Alternatively, call 1-844-633-8697 and enter the meeting ID: 643 209
880, followed by your Attendee ID (which will be displayed
on your computer screen in the “Meeting Info” tab). The attendee ID is
recommended but not required.
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