SUNY Cortland http://wrvo.org en SUNY Cortland flips the switch on 3,600 solar panels http://wrvo.org/post/suny-cortland-flips-switch-3600-solar-panels <p></p><p>SUNY Cortland has flipped the switch on a solar panel field that will supply six percent of the college’s electricity needs.</p><p>The 3,600 solar panels are tucked off to the side of the college’s athletic fields. It was a two year project from start to finish and cost $3 million. SUNY Cortland was the first public college in the state to install such a project.</p><p>The panels produce 1.5 million kilowatt hours of power. The college has set a goal of getting 10 percent of its power from solar by 2050.</p> Fri, 16 May 2014 10:32:01 +0000 Ryan Delaney 55579 at http://wrvo.org SUNY Cortland flips the switch on 3,600 solar panels Project to protect old forests comes to Cortland http://wrvo.org/post/project-protect-old-forests-comes-cortland <p>Tree lovers are uniting behind a plan by a biologist from Salisbury University in Maryland to preserve and encourage old growth Forests .&nbsp; The goal, is to create a network of over two-thousand undisturbed, yet accessible, forests across the country. Thu, 20 Sep 2012 13:43:08 +0000 Ellen Abbott 26296 at http://wrvo.org Project to protect old forests comes to Cortland