12/01/18 11:00am

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Solar panels atop the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church’s Fellowship Hall.

“Vibrant” is the word used by Dean Hapshe — project manager of Suffolk County-based Harvest Power — last week about the state of the solar power industry. A major reason for this, he said, is that “the price of the panels has come down.” (more…)

11/29/15 8:00am
HALSEY QUINN PHOTO Solar panels on an Island residence, soaking up the sun’s energy and slashing electricity bills.

HALSEY QUINN PHOTO |  Solar panels on an Island residence, soaking up the sun’s energy and slashing electricity bills.

We’ve had solar power energizing our house in Noyac for six years now — and it’s a bonanza!

Once the photovoltaic panels are up on your roof, nothing more needs to be done. They harvest electricity from the sun even on cloudy days. Never in the half-dozen years have the 38 panels on our roof needed any care. (more…)