“Eden Renewables and Viridor are this year’s headline supporters of the show; Eden Renewables will be explaining how biodiversity and solar farms go hand in hand to help provide more forage for pollinators.” read the entire article Robertson, Kirsten. Gazette & Herald 11 August 2021.
“After months of delays at the city Planning Board level, the Common Council on Tuesday unanimously voted to postpone action on one of the steps needed for a controversial project to build a solar farm on the site of the former Pine Brook Golf Course. The council conducted a public hearing on a zoning … [Read more…]
“Representatives of Eden Renewables, a solar energy company, met with Glen Supervisor John Thomas, Town Board member Russell Kelly Jr., and Timothy Reilly, the chairman of the Glen planning board, for an informal discussion about the proposed project on Monday morning. Eden Renewables is looking to build two community solar energy facilities, with each … [Read more…]
“The New York State Assembly and Senate have unanimously passed an agricultural bill to establish a statewide vegetation standard for solar arrays and provide benefits to numerous stakeholders. The Pollinator-Friendly Solar Act, A08083A/S06339A, was sponsored by Senator Patty Ritchie (R-Oswegatchie) and Assemblyman Bill Magee (D-Nelson). The legislation establishes a clear path forward for the … [Read more…]
“Wild pollinators and managed bees, typically honeybees and bumblebees kept by beekeepers, are critically important to the health of New York’s environment, as well as the strength of the state’s agricultural economy. New York has more than seven-million acres in agricultural production, and many of the state’s leading crops, such as apples, cabbage, berries, … [Read more…]