Green energy on the rise with three new Cornell solar farms

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University formally opened three additional solar farms in December that will generate large amounts of electricity and help the campus achieve its carbon neutrality goals. “We’re making substantial, meaningful progress on Cornell’s Climate Action Plan – and one way is to obtain more electricity from solar power,” said Sarah Zemanick, director […]

Cornell’s Sutton Road Solar Farm now online to power Geneva Station

GENEVA, N.Y. – Bring on the sunshine: Cornell University’s new Sutton Road Solar Farm, a 2-megawatt energy facility that will offset nearly 40 percent of the annual electricity demand at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York, is now fully operational. “Our researchers are conducting basic and applied research to improve […]

Cornell’s new solar farm goes online, produces energy and educates local students

WHAT:          Media Open House: Journalists are invited to tour the new Cornell Snyder Road Solar Farm, which could annually produce 2.5 million kilowatt hours of electricity. Experts will be on hand for interviews. WHEN:          Sept. 18, 1 to 3 p.m. WHERE:        Cornell Snyder Road Solar Farm, 800 Snyder Road, Ithaca MEDIA:         Media members […]