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10/01/18 6:00am
10/01/2018 6:00 AM

Is Riverhead the solar capital of Long Island?

It may be, as plans for the latest solar project, Riverhead Solar 2, a proposed 36-megawatt photovoltaic solar field on 290 acres of leased private land on Edwards Avenue, progress. The developer, sPower, already operates a solar facility — Riverhead Solar 1 — adjacent to the proposed facility. READ

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08/06/16 12:00pm
08/06/2016 12:00 PM

Solar

Another solar energy project could be coming to Calverton.

sPower, the Utah-based based company that recently built a 9.2-watt solar energy project on 45 acres on the east side of Edwards Avenue, is now considering another solar project farther west in Calverton.  READ

10/29/14 10:00am
10/29/2014 10:00 AM
Credit: Patrick W. Moore

Credit: Patrick W. Moore

The owners of a Northville nursery who are seeking town permission to build solar panels on 10 acres at the rear of their Sound Avenue farm will first need to prove that no other use allowed under the property’s zoning will be profitable at the site.

Plant Connection, owned by Melissa Daniels and Anthony Caggiano, is seeking a “use variance” from the Riverhead Zoning Board of Appeals to allow them to incorporate a use not permitted by zoning.

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