Manhattan Borough President and likely 2013 mayoral candidate Scott Stringer issued a report today calling for solar panels to be installed on the roofs of New York City public schools.
“Solar energy installations and public schools are a perfect match,” Mr. Stringer said. “This is an idea whose time has come–a cost-effective, sensible program that will create jobs, lower energy bills and save tax dollars for decades to come.”
Citing an analysis by the advocacy organization New Energy New York, Mr. Stringer said solar installations atop city schools could generate over 5,000 new jobs. Read More