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Four projects are currently in motion to lease town and school land for solar parks in Grand Island.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul said Monday that New York State, which has set a goal of fifty percent solar energy usage by the year 2030, has expanded its solar energy by 1000 percent since 2011. She joined a group of educators and renewable energy advocates at McKinley High School to make the announcement.


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Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown is very confident Tesla CEO Elon Musk will keep his promise to open SolarCity in south Buffalo with the hopes of creating a total of 3,000 jobs in the future.  WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley has reaction from the Mayor after Musk held a conference call earlier this week with investors.    

WBFO's Mike Desmond

It is going to be a few months before solar panels start coming out of the mammoth Riverbend complex in South Buffalo, but Panasonic is hiring.

SolarCity stock tumbles after weak first quarter

May 10, 2016
WBFO

SolarCity stock fell sharply Monday as the company said things didn't go well in the first three months of the year.


Money doesn’t grow on trees, but going green could save homeowners a few bucks. The group PUSH Green is holding an educational event Thursday night to inform residents about the cost efficiency of solar energy.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Officials from SolarCity came to Buffalo Thursday to update hundreds of local business leaders and other guests on what is one of the city's most anticipated economic development projects.