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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Cohoes NY “Floating Solar” Demonstration Project Advances in Congress

Cohoes NY “Floating Solar” Demonstration Project Advances in Congress

$3 Million of Federal Investment Requested by Congressman Paul Tonko is included in Legislation Approved Today by House Appropriations Committee 

National Demonstration Project would generate 100% of the City’s Municipal Buildings Electricity Needs with 8,000 Solar Arrays on its Water Reservoir

Cohoes, NY (July 16, 2021) – Plans by the City of Cohoes to generate clean energy by installing 8,000 “Floating Solar” panels on its water reservoir gained key support today, with the approval by the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations of legislation that contains $3 million in funding for the national demonstration project.

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