24 NYC schools getting solar panels in $28M project — and City Hall could be next

September 30, 2014 1:58 AM

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24 NYC schools getting solar panels in $28M project — and City Hall could be next

Mayor de Blasio announced the project Monday as part of his push to reduce the city’s gas emissions by 80% by 2050. The panels at city schools are expected to generate 6.25 megawatts of energy and cut emissions by 2,800 metric tons a year. Eventually, the mayor wants 300 city-owned buildings to have solar panels.

Here comes the sun — generating energy and cutting greenhouse gas emissions at two dozen city schools.

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