(L-R) Lindsey Connors (Saratoga Springs), Donna Riendeau (Wesley) , Malcolm Bliss (Common Energy) and Christina Carton (Saratoga Springs)
Residents and staff from The Wesley Community gathered in recognition of The Wesley Community’s transition to clean energy. Joined by representatives from the City of Saratoga Springs, Lindsey Connors and Christina Carton, energy provider Common Energy presented a Clean Energy Leadership Award to the Wesley Community to commemorate the milestone.
With electricity usage of 6.5 million kWh/year and planned allocation from solar farms of 5.9 kWh/year, Wesley is forecast to save up to $1.3 million over 20 years:
- Woodlawn Commons will receive solar credits from Sugar Hill Solar Farm in Clifton Park.
- Wesley Health Care Center will receive solar credits from Sugar Hill Solar Farm in Clifton Park and from Carthage Solar Farm.
- Embury Apartments will receive solar credits from Sugar Hill Solar Farm in Clifton Park.
The inscription on the plaque reads: CLEAN ENERGY LEADERSHIP AWARD, Presented to The Wesley Community for leadership in the support of new clean energy that lowers emissions for all New Yorkers, Presented by Common Energy, December 2019, New York’s Community Solar Program is made possible through the support of NYSERDA.