From farms to floral shops, banks to the bishop’s house, businesses and organizations around the north country that embraced solar and other eco-friendly, expense-reducing technologies over the past decade are seeing the return on their investments.

Solar arrays associated with businesses throughout the tri-county area have become more commonplace largely due to state and federal tax incentives and grants that have defrayed costs.

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Solar and wind can not run the U.S. economy.


Watertown averages 162 sunny days a year. Enough said.


With Watertown averaging 162 sunny days a year it’s pretty much lights out for solar. The return on the investment just isn’t worth it.

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